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Turning sentence examples

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  • Your lips are turning blue!

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  • He nodded, turning to leave the room.

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  • Turning on one heal, she stalked off to her wagon.

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  • Zach snuggled against him, turning his head and opening his tiny mouth in search of food.

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  • A scarred tree marked a turning point in the trail, so she slowed down.

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  • He paused, his face turning a darker shade of red.

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  • Turning, she stared at her figure.

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  • And yet, the mail man always stopped – or was he simply turning around?

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  • Turning her head, he lifted her chin and gazed into her eyes.

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  • After turning his head from right to left for some time, he sighed and looked down.

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  • She wiped her eyes before turning to face whatever new challenge Damian brought with him.

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  • He hesitated, his expression turning wary.

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  • This was one more example of Howie turning away from anything that might prove uncomfortable.

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  • She hadn't helped any by turning their past problems into a monetary issue.

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  • "How did you get here?" said he, turning to Zherkov.

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  • "Nonsense!" said the little man, turning red--although just then a ray of violet sunlight was on his round face.

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  • Turning it up side down, she slapped it against the side of the wagon wheel.

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  • What must he think of her, encouraging him one minute, and then turning away the next?

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  • After all, she had made the first move, turning her head as he kissed her cheek.

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  • He shrugged, turning to his saddlebags for the food.

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  • I think it was a turning point for me, too.

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  • "You have to admit the subject is fascinating," Betsy protested, turning to Howie.

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  • There followed the familiar tossing and turning, telling me the dreams had begun.

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  • Betsy turned on a tape recorder as Howie reclined on the bed, turning away from us.

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  • Carmen avoided his hands, turning to the closet.

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  • Quinn, still steaming, plopped down and switched on the television to a college football game, turning off the sound.

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  • Wanna visit the sector? he asked, turning his attention to Dusty.

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  • True, they had eternity to figure each other out, but he didn't want her turning cold like Dusty or jaded like Jule.

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  • "That's not funny," she said, turning to glare at him.

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  • Dusty demanded, turning to Jule.

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  • "If Daniela finds you here, she'll flip out," he said without turning.

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  • You wanted to break me, Deidre, by turning me against everything I was.

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  • Darkyn stripped her power, turning her human.

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  • For the first time in their history, they stood a real chance of turning a sordid love story into a pure one.

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  • Turning toward the dining room, she glanced up and drew a quick breath.

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  • It was strange to have him turning to her for an answer on something.

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  • "Money may keep this whole world turning, but love greases the wheels," she quipped in reverse.

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  • "I don't think you can see it from there," she said, turning around.

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  • Behind them the red-headed man followed for only a few seconds before turning back toward the house.

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  • The total amount produced in Germany is estimated at 1000 million gallons, of a value of 4,000,000; Alsace-Lorraine turning out 400 millions; Baden, 175; Bavaria, Wrttemberg and Hesse together, 300; while the remainder, which though small in quantity is in quality the best, is produced by Prussia.

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  • The boundary is then deflected south so as to leave Yola in British territory, turning north again to cross the Benue river at a spot 3 m.

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  • The rest has been accomplished by dogmatic prejudice, which is quite capable of working other miracles besides turning a defective literary production into an unrivalled masterpiece in the eyes of believers.

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  • The buffaloes are largely employed for turning the sakias.

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  • Turning next to Syria, Tethmosis carried his arms as far as the Euphrates.

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  • In 189f Darfur and Kordofan were again disturbed, and Sultan Abbas succeeded in turning the dervishes out of the Jebel Marra district.

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  • The turning of attention towards the knee interferes with the jerk; hence the device of directing the person to perform vigorously some movement, which does not involve the muscles of the lower limb, at the moment when the light blow is dealt upon the tendon.

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  • The magicians succeed in turning the Nile water into blood (vii.

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  • Just try! said the general, turning to an artillery officer.

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  • "Oh, every bullet has its billet," answered Vaska Denisov, turning in his saddle.

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  • "And who are you?" cried the officer, turning on him with tipsy rage, "who are you?

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  • Turning to his adjutant he ordered him to bring down the two battalions of the Sixth Chasseurs whom they had just passed.

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  • He carried close to his leg a narrow unsheathed sword (small, curved, and not like a real weapon) and looked now at the superior officers and now back at the men without losing step, his whole powerful body turning flexibly.

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  • The French had fallen behind, and just as he looked round the first man changed his run to a walk and, turning, shouted something loudly to a comrade farther back.

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  • "I think I sent you?" he added, turning to the staff officer on duty.

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  • Have you ever thought of turning this place into a dude ranch?

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  • Linda asked, turning to her in concern.

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  • I don't want her muscles turning to jelly.

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  • For instance, have you ever seen one of those people on TV who is turning one hundred and says he ate bacon every day of his life?

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  • She stepped away from him, but he grabbed one arm, turning her around to face him.

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  • He stopped, his face turning darker.

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  • This rock was separate from the rest of the mountain and was in motion, turning slowly around and around as if upon a pivot.

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  • Turning to go, she noted the outline of a door beneath the stairs.

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  • And then cool hands were pulling her hair back and turning on the water.

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  • "Toni, if at any time you feel the girls are in danger, evac the girls and then everyone else," Dusty said, turning to his XO.

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  • "I didn't think you'd come," he said without turning.

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  • "Good. He'll find you in a day or so," Damian said without turning.

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  • So … did the doc say you're turning into a vampire?

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  • "No. Talking to Dusty and Jule," he answered without turning.

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  • "Han, bring up some food," he said without turning to look at the blond man in the doorway.

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  • "What is ikira?" she asked, turning to Han.

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  • They appeared in the quiet living room, turning at the startled gasp.

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  • She jerked at his voice and twisted to face him, observing him coolly before turning away.

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  • He was concentrating on turning pages and recording things she was unable to read.

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  • "He lost no time in turning you," Wynn said.

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  • It was turning out to be a horrible day.

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  • "Scared?" he grinned, turning, the light beneath his chin illuminating his Halloween face.

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  • It was Cynthia who volunteered for the nasty duty, turning down Dean's offer to join her.

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  • Dean held back the door and Fitzgerald brushed past him, turning into the parlor where most of the Bird Song guests were gathered.

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  • "Okay," he said, turning to his brother.

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  • "I'm just turning the heat up a notch," he added.

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  • I'm turning over a new leaf.

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  • "Our involvement isn't due to any aggressive action on our part," Cynthia said, turning in her seat to better answer the woman.

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  • Fitzgerald chased after him and grabbed his shoulder, turning him around.

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  • Roger asked, turning to Dean, his blue eyes twinkling.

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  • He told her they had found the finger and it later turning up missing.

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  • The world was turning at Mach speed and Dean felt himself racing along with the uninformed, totally out of control.

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  • It was the Deidre, the deity who ruled over Death's domain before turning it over to Gabriel.

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  • He listened, thoughts turning darker.

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  • "Cora, can you ask Gabriel if I can go to a …um, mall today?" she asked, turning.

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  • She continued to work at the other bed for a few minutes and then stopped, turning to Carmen.

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  • His frown deepened into a scowl and then he rolled over, turning his back to her.

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  • Turning on the water, she filled their water trough before heading out for the longhorn shed, which was the closest to the trees.

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  • "You do not normally demean yourself by talking to someone as lowly as I am," he replied, turning.

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  • Turning in a full circle, Gabe waited for a sign the deity still sought him.

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  • I don't know how you drink it, Wynn said, turning his head to the side.

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  • They proved to be the turning point in her day.

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  • I want to hear the woman who lives by the motto of no apologies, no regrets, who told me once that her own soul searching taught her to live, doesn't want my help turning that three months into eternity.

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  • She considered him for a long moment before turning away.

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  • "Ully," he growled, turning to face the scientist.

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  • She tossed the whiskey back and gulped it down, then slapped the glass on the bar before turning away.

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  • She opened her mouth to speak and then clamped it shut, her stomach turning.

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  • She jumped but replied without turning, "Looking for a way to escape."

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  • He disappeared into one without turning on the light.

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  • You run around turning into animals and tearing off people's heads and then just…a bed and breakfast?

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  • "What, Gabriel?" he said without turning.

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  • "I need to get some clothes," she said, turning to where the woman read her paper.

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  • "No more whiskey," he snarled, turning away.

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  • She hesitated, her gaze turning to Tamer.

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  • She ran, eyes blurry and stomach turning.

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  • "Kris sent him to fetch me," she replied without turning.

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  • "Ully, you're not supposed to be down here!" she called without turning in a distinct British accent.

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  • Hannah looked up as the butler let her in, her smile turning to a frown.

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  • Rhyn ignored him, turning from the mother who.d never wanted him to the father who.d wanted him dead-dead.

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  • She was silent, surprised as much by his information as she was by the turning of her stomach at the thought of losing Rhyn.

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  • "Katherine," he replied, turning.

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  • "Speaking of my ways …" Sasha said, his gaze turning lustful.

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  • Hannah asked, turning to her.

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  • "You did really good back there," Hannah said, turning her winning smile on Katie.

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  • He wondered what a half-human son would be like, and his thoughts went to Gabriel, who started out human before turning Immortal.

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  • I must handle this, he said, turning back to give his mate a kiss on the cheek.

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  • He did say something about the Sanctuary, Jade said, seeking some lie to keep Kris.s suspicions from turning to him.

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  • She whipped the pillowcase off her head and vomited, her insides burning hot then turning cold.

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  • Pain rippled through him and another wave of power radiated off him, turning the boulders nearby into powder.

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  • "I'll think on what you've told me," he said, turning to Jetr.

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  • Turning away, she missed the movement behind her as another of the creatures appeared from beneath the bed.

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  • After Kiera's three months of tormenting him, he would find turning the tables satisfying.

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  • They heard her before turning the corner.

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  • Kiera grunted without turning.

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  • She avoided turning around to see what must have been a hulking grey mass of metal spaceship.

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  • What had started out as a favor to her friend was turning into something else.

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  • She raised her bracelet to the light, watching the colors reflect off of it and turning it pinkish-gold, like the prisoner's bracelet.

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  • A'Ran studied her for a long moment before turning on the reciprocal viewer, curious yet wary as to what his nishani had to say in place of Ne'Rin.

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  • A'Ran's intense gaze swept over her before turning to the observers.

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  • A'Ran pushed himself away from the table he leaned against and paced, thoughts turning to Gage, who would bear Ne'Rin's child.

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  • She turned a few more pages, until he rested a hand on hers to keep her from turning.

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  • Her eyes welled with tears, and she ducked her head, turning white, then red.

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  • "Nishani, I must leave you here," he said without turning.

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  • Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.

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  • And then to have Bird Song's first guest turning up dead!

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  • His ears were turning red.

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  • She climbed the stairs, turning once to look back at them.

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  • After filling the coffee pot and setting the timer, he began turning out the lights.

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  • Donnie wouldn't respond, turning away from his father toward the window.

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  • I can hardly wait to see the look on Claire Quincy's face when I tell her saintly Aunty Annie was turning tricks!

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  • The rest of the climbers followed in the truck but Ryland declined to join them, turning a perturbed eye to Bird Song.

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  • "Because he has more sense," Cynthia answered, squeezing her husband's arm and turning away.

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  • Now that you're going to make a little money on those gold coins, added to what you took in on that Flotsam Electronics stock last June, maybe you should consider seeing the light and turning Republican.

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  • Dean's mind was still turning.

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  • As he came out of the trees and crossed the bridge, he passed the sheriff 's car and emergency vehicles, their bubble gum lights still turning red or blue in the thickening snow.

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  • She recalled with bitterness how he'd plied her with potion, falsely igniting her deep seeded passions until there was no turning back from his rampant lust.

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  • Dean wondered if her throat was sore after her pre-dawn glass-breaking scream upon first seeing Edith Shipton's body slowly turning from the end of the sash.

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  • Dean attempted to move, turning his body for a clearer look down at Shipton but the adjustment in his position caused a shower of snow to descend on him, nearly covering his head and shoulders.

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  • "God," Cynthia said, turning away.

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  • She definitely carried shopping bags, but at the top of the stairs, instead of turning right to his room she headed left to her own.

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  • Turning to face him, she said, "Look, Mr. Parrish," and stopped in mid-sentence as their eyes met.

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  • He stared at it incredulously for a moment before turning to her.

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  • As the maître d' lead them to their table, he was acutely aware of the heads turning to watch them.

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  • Sarah loved a project; he could see the wheels turning.

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  • Turning to leave, her hands clasped to her face in horror upon noticing the painting.

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  • He understood the pain of turning your back on your family.

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  • Hey, what would you think about turning one of the south facing bedrooms into a studio for Elisabeth.

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  • Sarah continued her story, turning to Jackson, "The only thing missing… you weren't there to give me away."

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  • This isn't exactly the best way to go about turning, but in the end, I suspect you will find it to be the right decision.

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  • If she were turning him willingly, it would be a lot easier for both of them.

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  • We were a bit preoccupied with turning Skippy and all.

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  • Fall gave way to winter, turning the air cold and arid.

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  • And then his hands were on her waist, turning her to face him.

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  • Turning his back to the stove, he held his hands behind him.

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  • Turning her attention to the hills, she saw a single trail leading up into the rocks.

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  • A woman turning her life over to a man is...

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  • "I didn't say anything about turning my life over to a man," she interrupted sternly.

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  • Wincing, she fell to the floor, turning pleading eyes on Josh.

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  • Turning on the flashlight, she moved toward the goat.

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  • "Probably," Lana responded, turning away from the map.

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  • Lana froze, turning to see him moving.

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  • What had started as admiration and respect for the Guardian was turning into something more, and she didn't know what to do about it.

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  • Emergency lighting glowed red, turning the world inside the broken helo surreal.

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  • Lana sighed, her mind quickly turning to her alternatives.

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  • Five bonfires had sprung up, each one with a massive spit turning a large deer in its center.

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  • Mike asked, turning to them.

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  • He was turning white.

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  • The resignation in her tone sounded like a farewell.  Gabe studied her, uncertain what could stop Death from doing anything she pleased.  She was not only letting him go when she shouldn't, but she was telling him just how much time he had to get Katie out of the underworld.  Gabriel knew something was wrong if Death was turning her back on the duty of collecting souls, a duty she normally took such joy in.  She'd been unwilling to do that for him when their relationship had been at its peak.

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  • "You can't believe that," she said, her features turning from irritation to concern.

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  • "My boss?" he asked, turning fast enough for her to run into him.

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  • He tensed, guessing who it was without turning.  He felt Death's cool presence, the same coolness that preceded Gabriel's visits.

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  • "I'll bring you a demon," Rhyn said, turning.

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  • The petite woman who materialized out of the shadows wasn't what he expected.  Her flawless features were unremarkable, her large eyes turning colors faster than his.

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  • After turning the knob once to confirm it was locked, he paused, somewhat unsteadily, and glanced across the motel parking lot.

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  • Years from now, when he was comfortably ensconced in his Ouray, Colorado bed and breakfast, he'd often look back on this day as the turning point in his life, but for now it was only the start of yet another five work days.

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  • Just turning things over in my mind.

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  • There were two occupants and the driver had glanced in his direction before turning away.

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  • "Shit," Vinnie said, turning away.

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  • He could still picture Ralph slowly turning, the flies beginning to gather.

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  • Perhaps Byrne was afraid someone would connect him to the theft, a fear that would be eliminated by his "death"—a fear that was turning out to be well founded.

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  • Wheels of under­standing began turning but before he could collect his thoughts, Randy returned to the room.

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  • The lights of a turning car caught the look in her eyes.

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  • While Dean held out no illusions of leading the pack through the mountains, after turning out 73 miles of rolling hills on a humid Saturday, he felt more confident of his chance of least not embarrassing himself.

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  • "I've got this problem," she said as she pulled in her open sleeping bag, and turning, re-zip­pered the tent flap behind her.

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  • His head slammed against something hard and he lay there, momentarily stunned to the brink of unconsciousness before turning slowly to his side and opening his eyes.

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  • But you had no intention of turning in the money.

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  • She straightened, turning around to face him.

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  • "It isn't," she said, turning to him.

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  • Turning around, she met his startled gaze as she climbed up the hill.

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  • Turning her attention to the rain-soaked landscape in front of them, she gasped.

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  • "It looks like they did a good job," he said, shutting the coop door and turning to her.

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  • The color scheme was simple, but was turning out elegant the way the women worked with it.

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  • Turning his head, he gazed down at the house below.

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  • "We'd better get back," he said, turning Ed toward the trail again.

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  • "I am not," Carmen said, turning to leave the kitchen.

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  • He started to turn and then stopped, his expression turning stern.

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  • Unable to contain his excitement, he started out ahead of her, turning to make sure she was following.

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  • Turning to see what Alex was doing, she found him still standing beside the truck looking bewildered.

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  • He smiled, grabbing her hand, turning it palm up and planting a soft kiss in the middle.

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  • "Oh my gosh," she said, turning to look out the window.

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  • He put Ed in the stall and took the harness off before turning to Carmen.

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  • He shut the door and shucked his coat, hanging it on the chair before turning to her with open arms.

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  • Turning to Princess, she spoke.

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  • Turning from the window, she spotted Jonathan climbing the stairs.

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  • There's no turning back.

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  • This is the way to get there, she said, turning to her mother.

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  • "I figured I'd rather see who was coming for me than risk being killed in my bed," Jenn replied without turning.

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  • "And you've kept it," Jenn said, turning to face him.

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  • "Maybe someday," he said, turning his attention to the Watcher.

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  • "Damian," Jonny said, turning to the White God, "I will not object if you wish to turn her over to them."

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

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  • She appeared before the panoramic window and gazed out of it for a long moment before turning to face the foyer.

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  • Turning me over to them is … it's … She couldn't bring herself to tell him why it mattered.

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  • You think it was easy for me to consider turning you over?

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  • "If the Others take me to the immortal world, and you must choose between me and the fate of humanity, you will save the mortal world," she said, turning to look up at him again.

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  • He kissed her forehead and stepped away, turning.

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  • Jenn nodded without turning.

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  • The Black God held her gaze for a moment before turning away.

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  • He checked the portal one last time then stood, turning away.

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  • Taran leaned forward to give the woman a chaste kiss on her forehead before turning away.

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  • Two of us… He trailed off, his gaze turning to the sky peeking through the window.

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  • "You've never stood alone, brother," Vara said without turning.

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  • He waited until Vara disappeared into the forest before turning.

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  • Alex hugged Matthew and kissed him before turning his attention to Natalie.

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  • It took him two attempts, but he managed a clumsy mount and sat uneasily in the saddle for a moment before turning his attention to the other two.

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  • He chuckled, turning back to his computer and shutting it down.

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  • She placed the folded towels in the basket and set it on the floor, turning back to face Alex as he answered.

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  • Turning, she headed for the other bathroom.

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  • Rob eyed Alex skeptically and shrugged, turning an accusing gaze on Carmen.

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  • Turning back to her, he propped up on an elbow and gazed down at her.

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  • Regardless, he had given his word and no matter how it came out, there was no turning back at this point.

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  • Turning on a wide gravel road, she stopped to study the map.

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  • Keaton's steps faded toward the front door and then hesitated before turning back to the kitchen.

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  • Turning the light back on, she pointed the beam on the area where the scream seemed to originate.

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  • He was turning toward the kitchen as she spoke and he glanced back at her with an amused expression.

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  • Turning first one way and then the other in front of the mirror, she tried to decide what it was about the dress that Denton found so objectionable.

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  • Poised in the middle of turning a page, she froze.

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  • He paused, turning to survey her with a faintly amused expression.

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  • Mr. O'Hara stared at her, the cogs of thought turning.

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  • Nothing will stand between Xander and turning the worlds into this level of destruction.

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  • I'm not turning you into a vampire.

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  • Turning to face Ashley, she stopped in place.

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  • She glared at the door for a moment before turning and stalking away, down the hallway.

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  • She successfully navigated through her first obstacle: turning away the woman who was supposed to be here.

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  • Finding it and turning it over was a small price to pay to get out of the bind she was in.

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  • You got it, he said, his look turning cunning.

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  • "What's this about?" she asked, turning her attention to the three.

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  • She'd spent the night tossing and turning, trying to figure out what to do.

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  • Turning her over to Jule was the easiest solution, but he didn't feel done with her yet.

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  • I'm satisfied with how things are turning out.

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  • If she betrayed him, was he turning his back on everything?

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  • Damian waited for the two to Travel before turning his attention back to Xander.

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  • Are you turning her over to us?

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  • Somehow, her awful plan worked, without her turning over the gem and betraying him.

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  • It dissolves in acids forming cobaltous salts, and on exposure to air it rapidly absorbs oxygen, turning brown in colour.

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  • Turning to the west he compelled Philip I.

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  • Turning to the thorax we find that the first segment (prothorax) is distinct and free, with a wide dorsal sclerite.

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  • At length the turning point in his career came in the shape of an invitation for him and his father to accompany Captain Cook in his third voyage round the world.

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  • The short screw whose divided milled head is shifts the zero of the micrometer by pushing, without turning, the short sliding rod whose flat end forms the point d'appui of the micrometer screw at I.

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  • The end-plane of this cylinder receives the pressure of the micrometer screw, so that by turning the small drum-head the coincidence-reading of the movable web with the fixed web can be changed, and thus any given angle can be measured with different FIG.

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  • Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.

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  • Nor did he, when this was accomplished, again strike directly at Bactria, but made a wide turning movement through Seistan over Kandahar into the Kabul valley.

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  • Farther south, in Patagonia, the prevailing wind is westerly, in which case the Andes again " blanket " an extensive region and deprive it of rain, turning it into an arid desolate steppe.

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  • This stream, the Murray, in the upper part of its course runs in a north-westerly direction, but afterwards turning southwards, almost at a right angle, expands into Lake Alexandrina on the south coast, about 60 m.

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  • David Carnegie, which started in July 1896, and travelled north-easterly until it reached Alexander Spring; then turning northward, it traversed the country between Wells's track of 1896 and the South Australian border.

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  • The net effective work of lifting that can be performed by a man turning a handle may be taken, for intermittent work, as being on an average about 5000 foot-lb per minute; this is equivalent to 1 ton lifted about 24 ft.

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  • The length paid out and the rate of paying out are obtained approximately from the number of turns made by the drum P and its rate of turning.

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  • In this apparatus electric A B C currents are generated by turning a handle (placed in front of the instrument), which is geared, in the instru ment.

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  • Normally a switch attached to the key cuts the battery off, and connects the line direct through the receiving relay; this switch is turned to " send " when transmission commences, and is moved back to " receive " when it ceases: this movement is done quite mechanically by the telegraphist, and as it is practically never forgotten, automatic devices (which have often been suggested) to effect the turning are wholly unnecessary.

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  • The armature acts on an inking disk on the principle described above, save only that the disk is supplied with ink from a groove in a second wheel, on which it rolls: the grooved wheel is kept turning with one edge in contact with ink in an ink-well.

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  • When a subscriber called (by turning the handle of his magneto- 'generator), the shutter of the annunciator associated with his line dropped.

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  • The determining episode of his life followed soon after his return to Assisi; as he was riding he met a leper who begged an alms; Francis had always had a special horror of lepers, and turning his face he rode on; but immediately an heroic act of self-conquest was wrought in him; returning he alighted, gave the leper all the money he had about him, and kissed his hand.

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  • Nor do the highest summits form a continuous ridge of great altitude for any considerable distance; they are rather a series of groups separated by tracts of very inferior elevation forming natural passes across the range, and broken in some places (as is the case in almost all limestone countries) by the waters from the upland valleys turning suddenly at right angles, and breaking through the mountain ranges which bound them.

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  • Each region produces a special type, Venetia turning out imitations of 16th- and I 7th-century styles, Tuscany the 15th-century or cinquecento style, and the Neapolitan provinces the Pompeian style.

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  • They conferred the signory upon him for life; and, had he not mismanaged matters, he might have held the city in his grasp. Italy was settling cown and turning her attention to home comforts, arts and literature.

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  • Turning now to Leibnitz's conception of the world as a process, we see first that he supplies, in his notion of the underlying reality as force which is represented as spiritual (quelque chose d'analogique au sentiment et a Tappan), both a mechanical and a teleological explanation of its order.

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  • Turning his attention to the history of Naples, he wrote Die Carafa von Maddaloni: Neapel unter spanischer Herrschaft (1851; Eng.

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  • Turning to the non-material external agents, probably no factor, are more responsible for ill-health in plants than temperature anc light.

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  • Turning now to outgrowths of a woody nature, the well-known burrs or knaurs, so common on elms and other trees are cases in point.

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  • The cortical tissues gradually shrink and dry up, turning brown and black in patches or all over, and when at length the cambium and medullary ray tissues dry up the whole twig dies off.

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  • When typically developed its long tendon passes the knee j oint, turning towards its outer side, and lastly, without being anywhere attached to the knee, it forms one of the heads of the flexor perforates digit, ii.

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  • In consequence of this composite formation, amethyst is apt to break with a rippled fracture, or to show "thumb markings," and the intersection of two sets of curved ripples may produce on the fractured surface a pattern something like that of "engine turning."

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  • Turning to Christian evidence proper, we are struck with the continued prominence of the argument from prophecy.

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  • TURNSTONE, the name long given 1 to a shore-bird, from its habit of turning over with its bill such stones as it can to seek its food in the small crustaceans or other animals lurking beneath them.

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  • The rate at which work is done on a particular axle is measured by the product where T is the torque or turning moment exerted on the axle by the motor or mechanism applied to it for this purpose, and is the angular velocity of the axle in radians per second.

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  • So proficient did he become that he was able to retain the equivalent of sixty pages of printed matter in his memory, turning and returning them as he walked or drove.

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  • Turning southwards we come again to the Forbidden City, the central portion of which forms the imperial palace, where, in halls which for the magnificence of their proportions and barbaric splendour are probably not to be surpassed anywhere, the Son of Heaven holds his court.

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  • The disintegrating speculations of an influential school of criticism in Germany were making their way among English men of culture just about the time, as is usually the case, when the tide was turning against them in their own country.

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  • Then, turning his attention to the malaria of birds, he worked out the life-history of these cells within the body of the mosquito.

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  • Turning, therefore, to a globe, Asia, viewed as a whole, will be seen to have the form of a great isosceles spherical triangle, having its north-eastern apex at East Cape (Vostochnyi), in Bering Strait; its two equal sides, in length about a quadrant of the sphere, or 6500 m., extending on the west to the southern point of Arabia, and on the east to the extremity of the Malay peninsula; and the base between these points occupying about 60° of a great circle, or 4 500 m., and being deeply indented by the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal on either side of the Indian peninsula.

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  • Turning our attention westwards, no advance in the progress of scientific geography is more remarkable than that recorded on the northern and north-western frontiers of India.

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  • Looking at eastern Europe and western Asia only, one must say that Asiatic influences have on the whole prevailed hitherto (though perhaps the tide is turning), for Islam is paramount in this region and European culture at a low ebb.

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  • wide from the lower bay to the mouth of Hillsborough river, with a turning basin at the inner end 450 ft.

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  • When Lutheranism arose, it spread rapidly in Prussia; Albert himself came into contact with Luther, and turning Protestant he secularized his territories, and (1526) made them into an hereditary duchy, still held as a fief of the king of Poland.

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  • One possessed the power of turning the plane of the polarized ray to the right; the other possessed no rotary power.

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  • On hearing this message, Mahmud at first reproached Hasan with having caused him to break his word, but the wily treasurer succeeded in turning his master's anger upon Firdousi to such an extent that he threatened that on the morrow he would "cast that Carmathian (heretic) under the feet of his elephants."

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  • By great dexterity he succeeded in turning public attention almost solely to the fact that Britain had not evacuated Malta.

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  • Nothing now prevented Charles from turning his victorious arms against the tsar; and on the 13th of August' 1707, he evacuated Saxony at the head of the largest host he ever commanded, consisting of 24,000 horse and 20,000 foot.

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  • Turning to the other problem, that of internal fusion and consolidation, we find that in 466, fourteen years after the fall of Aquileia, the population of the twelve lagoon townships met at Grado for the election of one tribune from each island for the better government of the separate communities, and above all to put an end to rivalries which had already begun to play a disintegrating part.

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  • Therefore mackerel generally swim in a straightforward direction, deviating sidewards only when compelled, and rarely turning about in the same spot.

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  • Seeds covered with long hairs only, flowers yellow, turning to red.

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  • Flowers yellow or white, turning to red.

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  • Now, turning to the actual effects, we discover somewhat remarkable facts.

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  • This congruity of the miracle with divine truth and grace is the answer to Matthew Arnold's taunt about turning a pen into a pen-wiper or Huxley's about a centaur trotting down Regent Street.

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  • enters Manchuria in about 43° N., and turning southward empties itself into the Gulf of Liao-tung.

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  • The throttle-valve is opened or closed by turning a grooved vertical pulley by means of an endless cord, called the telegraph, passing round another pulley fixed upon the " headache-post," and is thus under the control of the driller working in the derrick.

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  • - The years 1143-1144 are in many ways the turning point in the history of the Latin East.

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  • At sunrise, turning to the east, they prayed that the light of truth might illumine their minds, and then returned to their studies.

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  • There were four entrances through the railing, facing the cardinal points, and each one protected by the railing coming out at right angles, and then turning back across it in the shape of the letter L.

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  • But even then the tide was turning.

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  • Although the bent of his mind was legal, he never made himself an expert jurist; but he had the art of turning his knowledge, such as it was, to excellent account.

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  • Turning to the study of radioactivity, he noticed its association with the minerals which yield helium, and in support of the hypothesis that that gas is a disintegration-product of radium he proved in 1903 that it is continuously formed by the latter substance in quantities sufficiently great to be directly recognizable in the spectroscope.

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  • Carbon dioxide, recognized by turning lime-water milky, indicates decomposable carbonates or oxalates.

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  • A white precipitate rapidly turning brown indicates manganese.

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  • They were employed as animated roasting jacks, turning round and round the wire cage in which they were confined, but with the employment of mechanical jacks their use ceased and the race appears to be extinct.

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  • Prince Ruspoli in 1893 reached Lugh from the north, thence turning north-west.

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  • Turning his attention from law to divinity, Hare took priest's orders in 1826; and, on the death of his uncle in 1832, he succeeded to the rich family living of Hurstmonceaux in Sussex, where he accumulated a library of some 12,000 volumes, especially rich in German literature.

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  • Then, to avenge an insult sustained from the ruler of Egypt, Timur marched southwards and devastated Syria, thence turning to Bagdad, which shared the same fate.

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  • Two years after his accession Mahommed overcame a rebellion of the prince of Karamania and recaptured his stronghold Konia (1416), and then, turning northwards, forced Mircea, voivode of Walachia, who in the dispute as to the succession had supported Prince Mussa, to pay tribute.

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  • The French marching in pursuit were received with open arms, the people even turning their own wounded out of doors to make room for their French guests.

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  • The latter was not so shaken as Napoleon believed, and turning to bay inflicted a severe check on its pursuers, who at Ebelsberg lost 4000 men in three xix.

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  • The reagents in common use are: Millon's reagent, a solution of mercuric nitrate containing nitrous acid, this gives a violet-red coloration; nitric acid, which gives a yellow colour, turning to gold when treated with ammonia (xanthoproteic reaction); fuming sulphuric acid, which gives violet solutions; and caustic potash and copper sulphate, which, on warming, gives a red to violet coloration (biuret reaction).

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  • At the same time Hill, having found a ford above Orthes, was turning the French left, when Soult retreated just in time to save being cut off, withdrawing towards St Sever, which he reached on the 28th of February.

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  • From the 3rd to the 5th of October Codrington, who had with him only his flagship the "Asia" (84) and some smaller vessels, was engaged in turning back the Egyptian and Turkish vessels, a task in which he was aided by a violent gale.

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  • The milk is then carefully dried by turning the mould round and round in the smoke produced by burning wood mixed with certain oily palm nuts; those of A ttalea excelsa are considered best, the smoke being confined within certain limits by the narrowness of the neck of the pot in which the nuts are heated.

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  • 2 The great plateau of North America, also turning its narrower point towards Bering Strait, naturally suggests the idea that there was a period in the history of our planet when the continents turned their narrow extremities towards the northern pole, as now they turn them towards the southern.

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  • at Urga in Mongolia, turning north in the Amur region and reaching the Pacific at Nikolayevsk.

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  • Either before or just after turning, the mantle develops a larval shell termed the protegulum, and when this is completed the larva is termed the Phylembryo.

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  • B, C, D, Stages showing the turning forward of the second or mantle segment.

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  • The great object of 17th-century moralists had been to find some general principle from which the whole of ethics could be deduced; common-sense, by turning its back on abstract principles of every kind, forced the philosophers to come down to the solid earth, and start by inquiring how the world does make up its mind in fact.

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  • The process of magnetization consists in turning round the molecules by the application of magnetic force, so that their north poles may all point more or less approximately in the direction of the force; thus the body as a whole becomes a magnet which is merely the resultant of an immense number of molecular magnets.

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  • Rowland and others have used an earth coil for calibrating the galvanometer, a known change of induction through the coil being produced by turning it over in the earth's magnetic field, but for several reasons it is preferable to employ an electric current as the source of a known induction.

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  • Besides the administration of sacraments and the celebration of offices on special occasions, the priest kept alight the eternal fire on the altar, addressed prayers to the Sun at dawn, midday and twilight, turning towards east, south and west respectively.

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  • It was openly suggested in the journals to reform the constitution by turning Brazil into independent federal provinces, governed by authorities popularly elected, as in the United States.

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  • Turning to the historical forms of the theory we may class Plotinus as a mystical monist: he attains to the One which is the All by an act of mystic union raising him above the phenomenal sphere.

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  • Turning to the Arabs in the West we find the same enlightened spirit; Cordova, the capital of the Moorish empire in Spain, was as much a centre of learning as Bagdad.

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  • The first would correspond to a general turning of the beam; and the second would imply imperfect focusing of the central parts.

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  • In the meantime, Sir Redvers Buller, who had been reinforced by Sir Charles Warren and the 5th division, essayed a second attempt to cross the Tugela, by turning the Boer left.

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  • Turning to the ideal, in works entirely modern in motive and treatment, Hamo Thornycroft produced " The Mower " (1884) and " A Sower " (1886); the " Stanley Memorial " in the old church at Holyhead partakes of the same character.

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  • Turning to a more active life, he accompanied the emperor Maximilian I.

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  • His restlessness leads us at times to a comparison with Skelton, not in respect of any parallelism of idea or literary craftsmanship, but in his experimental zeal in turning the diction and tuning the rhythms of the chaotic English which only Chaucer's genius had reduced to order.

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  • Sydenham showed that these processes might be profitably studied and dealt with without explaining them; and, by turning men's minds away from explanations and fixing them on facts, he enriched medicine with a method more fruitful than any discoveries in detail.

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  • Turning to Ireland, it should be said that the Dublin school in this period produced two physicians of the highest distinction.

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  • Nor can there be much doubt that the great attention bestowed on acting - the Jesuits kept up the Renaissance practice of turning schools into theatres for the performance of plays both in Latin and in the vernacular - had much to do with Voltaire's lifelong devotion to the stage.

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  • At the upper end of A is a glass two-way stop-cock, by turning which the vessel A can either be made to communicate with the vessel to be exhausted, or with the atmosphere, or can be shut off from both when the cock holds an intermediate position.

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  • lifting B to a sufficient level, turning the cock Geisler's Air-Pump. so as to communicate with the atmosphere and letting the mercury flow into A until it gets to the other side of the stop-cock, which is then placed in the intermediate position.

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  • Supposing the vessel to be exhausted to have already been securely connected to the pump, we now lower the reservoir B so as to reduce the pressure in A sufficiently below the tension in the gas to be sucked in, and, by turning the cock so as to connect A with the vessels to be exhausted, cause the gas to expand into and almost fill A.

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  • Turning north-east the channel becomes narrower and deeper, and is characterized by occasional reaches of papyrus.

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  • (9) Turning the axes to make them coincide with the principal axes of the area A, thus making f f xydA = o, xh = - a 2 cos a, y h = - b 2 sin a, (io) where ffx2dA=Aa2, ffy 2 dA= Ab 2, (II) a and b denoting the semi-axes of the momental ellipse of the area.

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  • (2) g g a g Suppose the body is kept from turning as it advances; after t seconds the C.G.

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  • From Sultanieh he proceeded by Kashan and Yazd, and turning thence followed a somewhat devious route by Persepolis and the Shiraz and Bagdad regions, to the Persian Gulf.

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  • Travelling towards the papal court at Avignon, Odoric fell ill at Pisa, and turning back to Udine, the capital of his native province, died in the convent there on the 14th of January 1331.

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  • The weight of these implements necessitates some provision for turning them at the headlands, and this is supplied either by a bowl wheel, enabling the plough to be turned on one side, or by a pair of wheels cranked so that they can be raised by a lever when the plough is working.

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  • 13, "Paul and his company," and note the turning back of Mark, the kinsman of Barnabas).

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  • above sea-level; and turning southwards to Taiz descended again to the Tehama via Hes and Zubed to Mokha.

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  • Sailing thence to Sur near Ras el Had, he travelled southward through the country of the Bani bu Ali to the borders of the desert, then turning north-west up the Wadi Betha through a fertile, wellwatered country, running up to the southern slopes of J.

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  • There are large woollen factories at Cuzco and Lima, the Santa Catalina factory at the latter place turning out cloth and cashmere for the army, blankets, counterpanes and underclothing.

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  • 2 45, 1874) in proper meaning is noise, clamour, the season being one of rejoicing at the turning of the year among Scandinavian peoples before Christian times.

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  • If Lagrange were to come to the United States, he could only earn his livelihood by turning land surveyor.

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  • He was not a fine scholar, in that restricted sense of the term which implies a special aptitude for turning English into Greek and Latin, or for original versification in the classical languages.

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  • Eight years from the time of turning the first sod saw 71 m.

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  • Accidents are rarely caused by them, because they are extremely shy and swim away on the least alarm; but, when surprised in the submarine cavities forming their natural retreats, they will, like any other poisonous terrestrial snake, dart at the disturbing object; and, when out of the water, they attempt to bite every object near them, even turning round to wound their own bodies.

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  • Steels containing as much as 12% of tungsten are now used as a material for tools intended for turning and planing iron and steel.

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  • In 1804 he accepted the post of librarian to Amelia, duchess-dowager of Weimar, which gave him the leisure he desired for the purpose of turning to account the literary and archaeological researches in which he had engaged at Rome.

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  • either (I) by the Mexican crusher or arrastra, in which the grinding is effected upon a bed of stone, over which heavy blocks of stone attached to cross arms are dragged by the rotation of the arms about a central spindle, or (2) by the Chilean mill or trapiche, also known as the edge-runner, where the grinding stones roll upon the floor, at the same time turning about a central upright - contrivances which are mainly used for the preparation of silver ores; but by far the largest proportion of the gold quartz of California, Australia and Africa is reduced by (3) the stamp mill, which is similar in principle to that used in Europe for the preparation of tin and other ores.

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  • Work was begun on the arsenal in 1883 and continued as the finances of the state permitted; it is capable of turning out new warships and of executing repairs of all kinds for the Mediterranean squadron.

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  • Corps whilst the Guard executed a turning movement via Habonville against the French right.

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  • The decisive blow was delivered by the Dutch marshal, Overkirk, who was sent by Marlborough with a large force (the last reserve of the Allies) to make a wide turning movement round the extreme right of the French, and at the proper time attacked them in rear.

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  • The turning of them outdoors to ripen their growth is the surest way to obtain flowers, but they do not take on a free blooming habit until they have attained some age.

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  • The important part played by the residual air in the globe had also been deduced by Osborne Reynolds from observing that on turning off the light, the vanes came to rest very much sooner than the friction of the pivot alone would account for; in fact, the rapid subsidence is an illustration of Maxwell's great theoretical discovery that viscosity in a gas (as also diffusion both of heat and of the gas itself) is sensibly independent of the density.

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  • The substance is now placed on the support already mentioned, and the apparatus closed to the air by inserting the cork at D and turning the cock C. By turning or withdrawing the support the substance enters the bulb; and during its vaporization the free limb of the manometer is raised so as to maintain the mercury at a.

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  • Turning his attention to the east, Henry reduced various Slavonic tribes to subjection, took Brennibor, the modern Brandenburg, from the Hevelli, and secured both banks of the Elbe for Saxony.

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  • The letters to Vettori paint a man of vigorous intellect and feverish activity, dividing his time between studies and vulgar dissipations, seeking at one time distraction in low intrigues and wanton company, at another turning to the great minds of antiquity for solace.

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  • But the method is not available if the separation is to be measured by screws; it is found, in that case, that the direction of the final motion of turning of the screw must always be such as to produce motion of the segment against gravity, otherwise the " loss of time " is apt to be variable.

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  • By turning the quick acting screw P (fig.

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  • If Struve had employed a properly proportioned double circular diaphragm, fixed symmetrically with the axis of the telescope in front of the divided lens and turning with the micrometer, it is probable that his report on the instrument would have been still more favourable.

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  • The principle is to have a constriction in the tube above the bulb so proportioned that when the instrument is upright it acts in every way as an ordinary mercurial thermometer, but when it is inverted the thread of mercury breaks at the constriction, and the portion above the point runs down the now reversed tube and remains there as a measure of the temperature at the moment of turning over.

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  • Both currents unite off the coast of the United States and run northward, turning towards the east when they come within the influence of the prevailing westerly winds.

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  • Another class of percussive coal-cutters of American origin is represented by the Harrison, Sullivan and Ingersoll-Sergeant machines, which are essentially large rock-drills without turning gear for the cutting tool, and mounted upon a pair of wheels placed so as to allow the tool to work on a forward slope.

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  • The tub when brought to the surface, after passing over a weigh-bridge where it is weighed and tallied by a weigher specially appointed for the purpose by the men and the owner jointly, is run into a " tippler," a cage turning about a horizontal axis which discharges the load in the first half of the rotation and brings the tub back to the original position in the second.

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  • When the force acts on a body free to turn about a fixed axis only, it is convenient to express the work done by the transformed product TO, where T is the average turning moment or torque acting to produce the displacement 0 radians.

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  • When these are held from turning, their frictional resistance may be adjusted by means of nuts on the screwed bolts which hold them together until the shaft revolves at a given speed.

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