Twenty-three sentence examples

  • The same woman who would die in twenty-three years from ovarian cancer.

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  • It was something normal people did during this time of year, something she'd done every year for twenty-three years.

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  • Ward, then began to work on commissions, and at the age of twenty-three received from the town of Concord, Massachusetts, an order for his well-known statue "The Minute Man," which was unveiled (April 19, 1875) on the centenary of the battle of Concord.

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  • He was taken prisoner at the battle of Agincourt (1415), and remained in England twenty-three years, in accordance with the dying injunctions of Henry V.

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  • Therefore, when he died in 1458, he bequeathed Naples to his natural son Ferdinand, while Sicily and Aragon passed together to his brother John, and so on to Ferdinand the Catholic. The twenty-three years of Alfonsos reign were the most prosperous and splendid period of South Italian history.

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  • In fact, the conventionf were only voted by a majority of twenty-three votes after the government had undertaken to increase the length of new statebuilt lines from 1500 to 2500 kilometres.

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  • Four hundred and seven men and twenty-three officers were killed outright, and one officer and eighty-one men wounded.

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  • Claudius Quadrigarius (about 80 B.C.) wrote a history, in at least twenty-three books, which began with the conquest of Rome by the Gauls and went down to the death of Sulla or perhaps later.

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  • He wrote twenty-three books on the period between the Social War and the dictatorship of Sulla.

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  • Among the earliest of these speculations is that put forward by Benoit de Maillet in his Telliained, which, though printed in 1735, was not published until twenty-three years later.

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  • Of families we find twenty-three, or maybe more, absolutely restricted thereto, besides at least eight which, being peculiar to the New World, extend their range into the Nearctic region, but are there so feebly developed that their origin may be safely ascribed to the southern portion of America.

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  • On the completion of his studies in law at Padua and in divinity at Louvain, Antoine held a canonry at Besancon, but he was promoted to the bishopric of Arras when barely twenty-three (1J40).

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  • He had been at Leuchars for about twenty-three years, and was extremely reluctant to leave it.

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  • It was often the meeting-place of German diets, twenty-three of which are said to have been held here, and was frequently the residence of the emperors.

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  • The friendship, however, endured for the twenty-three years which yet remained of Tait's life.

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  • Seleucus, as a young man of about twenty-three, accompanied Alexander into Asia in 333, and won distinction in the Indian campaign of 326.

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  • 117-138), but sometimes, and wrongly, attributed to Tycho Brahe, who catalogued twelve stars in Aquila and seven in Antinous; Hevelius determined twenty-three stars in the first, and nineteen in the second.

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  • Casalis, Les Bassutos (Paris, 1859), a description of exploration, manners and customs, the result of twenty-three years' residence in the country; Minnie Martin, Basutoland: its Legends and Customs (London, 1903); Mrs F.

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  • When very young he showed his interest in the past history of his native land, and in 1617, at the age of twenty-three, he had set to work looking through archives, copying charters, and corresponding with the principal men of learning of his time, the brothers Dupuy, Andre Duchesne and Jean Besly, whom he visited in Poitou.

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  • He was then about twenty-three years of age.

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  • Dorso-lumbar vertebrae never fewer than twentytwo, usually twenty-three in the existing species.

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  • In 1907 there were twenty-three buildings valued at more than 81,475,000.

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  • At the age of twenty-three he repaired to Bologna, and there varied his studies of canon law by attending the astronomical lectures of Domenico Maria Novara (1454-1504).

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  • Two species of vultures, twenty-three of falcons and eight of owls represent the birds of prey.

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  • Of Peder Paars there exist at least twenty-three editions, besides translations in Dutch, German and Swedish.

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  • 238-243) was formerly attributed to him, but, as the initial letters of the first twenty-three lines show, was really the work of Dionysius, son of Calliphon.

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  • In 1761 he went to England, where for a year he devoted himself to a thorough study of the collections and to a geological investigation of part of the coast; and at the age of twenty-three he was elected a foreign member of the Royal Society.

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  • He began life in the clerical career, which he left, at the age of twenty-three, when he had attained the rank of muderris.

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  • Twenty-three tanks joined in the attack, which was preceded by no bombardment but was covered by the fire of 978 guns.

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  • The collection of his Opera Omnia Theologica (Amsterdam, 1681), folio, in a Dutch version, comprises twenty-three tractates, with reference to nine unprinted.

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  • Houston now assumed active command and retreated before Santa Anna until he reached the San Jacinto river, where he dealt the enemy a crushing blow and brought the war to an end; nearly all of Santa Anna's army were killed, wounded or taken prisoners, and even Santa Anna himself was captured the next day, while the Texans lost only two killed and twenty-three wounded.

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  • In 1737 he had been appointed postmaster at Philadelphia, and about the same time he organized the first police force and fire company in the colonies; in 1749, after he had written Proposals Relating to the Education of Youth in Pensilvania, he and twenty-three other citizens of Philadelphia formed themselves into an association for the purpose of establishing an academy, which was opened in 1751, was chartered in 1753, and eventually became the University of Pennsylvania; in 1727 he organized a debating club, the " Junto," in Philadelphia, and later he was one of the founders of the American Philosophical Society (1743; incorporated 1780); he took the lead in the organization of a militia force, and in the paving of the city streets, improved the method of street lighting, and assisted in the founding of a city hospital (1751); in brief, he gave the impulse to nearly every measure or project for the welfare and prosperity of Philadelphia undertaken in his day.

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  • In 1541 he was induced with great difficulty to surrender once more his hopes of leading the quiet life of a scholar, and to return again to Geneva (September 1541), where he spent the remaining twenty-three years of his life.

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  • In 1884 the Democratic party had been out of power in national affairs for twenty-three years.

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  • Twenty years later the number of establishments was 4186; the number of hands 56,000; and the output twenty-three millions and a half.

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  • In December 1880 the place was attacked by 6000 Russians under General Skobelev, and after a siege of twenty-three days was carried by storm, although the defenders numbered 25,000.

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  • Saxony is a constitutional monarchy and a member of the German empire, with four votes in the Bundesrath (federal council) and twenty-three in the Reichstag (imperial diet).

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  • The elector died seven months after his return from Poland; Briihl died twenty-three days later.

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  • Cotton-spinning by jennies was first introduced by Robert Joy and Thomas M ` Cabe of Belfast in 1777; and an estimate made twenty-three years later showed upwards of 27,000 hands employed in this industry within 10 m.

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  • Twenty-three miles S.W.

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  • The prophecies of the first twenty-three years of his ministry, as we are expressly told in ch.

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  • From Toulouse to Agen the main canal follows the right bank of the Garonne, crossing the Tarn on an aqueduct at Moissac, while another magnificent aqueduct of twenty-three arches carries it at Agen from the right to the left bank of the river.

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  • Soon after his arrival at Gratz, Kepler contracted an engagement with Barbara von Miihleck, a wealthy Styrian heiress, who, at the age of twenty-three, had already survived one husband and been divorced from another.

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  • In 1899 he lowered the fixed charge for the National Debt from twenty-five to twenty-three millions - a reduction imperatively required, apart from other reasons, by the difficulties found in redeeming Consols at their then inflated price.

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  • He was educated at Rugby and Cambridge, and accepted a cadetship in the Indian army at the advanced age for those days of twenty-three.

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  • Twenty-three years elapsed before the idea was revived and successfully brought to completion by Lord Curzon, whose scheme was on a more modest scale than Lord Lytton's.

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  • Twenty-three chapters of this were left complete by the author in manuscript; the remaining three were supplied from other sources, chiefly printed but unpublished memoirs.

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  • Twenty-three years before William H.

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  • The nominal strength of the Russian fleet was eighty-three sail of the line, of the Danish twenty-three, and of the Swedish eighteen.

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  • The German army is organized in twenty-three army corps, stationed and recruited in the various provinces and states as follows:

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  • The Liberal opposition secured only twenty-three seats instead of the sixty-seven they had held before.

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  • The Jan Mayen data refer really to Göttingen mean time, but this was only twenty-three minutes late on local time.

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  • During the twenty-three years of the First Punic War (264241) the rest of the island suffered greatly.

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  • Tghir Pasha assumed the government, but in twenty-three days he met with his death from exactly the same cause as that of the overthrow of his predecessor.

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  • By the Reform Act of 1832 the number of Scottish representatives in the Commons was raised to fifty-three, the counties under a slightly altered arrangement returning thirty members as before, and the burghs, reinforced by the erection of various towns into parliamentary burghs, twenty-three; the second Reform Act (1867) increased the number to sixty, the universities obtaining representation by two members, while two additional members were assigned to the counties and three to the burghs; by the Redistribution of Seats Act in 1885 an addition of seven members was made to the representation of the counties and five to that of the burghs, the total representation being raised to seventy-two.

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  • Special legislation is prohibited when general laws are applicable, and special and local legislation is forbidden in any of twenty-three enumerated cases, among which are divorce, changing of an individual's name or the name of a place, and the grant to a corporation of the right to build railways or to exercise any exclusive franchise or privilege.

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  • Ptolemy catalogues twenty-three stars, Tycho Brahe twenty-eight, Hevelius fifty-two.

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  • On the 1st of January 1772, Jefferson married Martha Wayles Skelton (1749-1782), a childless widow of twenty-three, very handsome, accomplished, and very fond of music. Their married life was exceedingly happy, and Jefferson never remarried after her early death.

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  • When abroad he sought out varieties of grasses, trees, rice and olives for American experiment, and after his return from France received yearly for twenty-three years, from his old friend the superintendent of the Jardin des plantes, a box of seeds, which he distributed to public and private gardens throughout the United States.

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  • When the door of the prison was opened in the morning, only twenty-three persons out of one hundred and forty-six were found alive.

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  • The brown race, which came from the south in successive waves of immigration beginning in prehistoric times, is composed of twenty-three distinct tribes varying widely in culture, language and appearance; their languages however belong to one common stock and there is a general resemblance in physical features and in quality of mind.

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  • A voter must be twenty-three years of age, must have been a resident of the municipality for six months, must not be a citizen or subject of any foreign country, and must possess at least one of the following qualifications: have been an office-holder under Spanish rule, own real estate worth Soo pesos, pay taxes amounting annually to 30 pesos, or be able to speak, read and write either Spanish or English.

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  • A son of Motawakkil was brought out of prison to succeed his cousin, and reigned for twenty-three years under the name of al-Mottamid `ala'llah (" he whose support is God").

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  • The diet consists of one chamber with thirty-eight members, of whom five are chosen by owners of land worth at least i 50 a year, five by those who derive a similar income from other sources, five by the university of Jena and other public bodies, and twenty-three by the rest of the inhabitants.

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  • 68), turned his attention to law, and at the age of twenty-three was appointed by the Signoria of Florence to read the Institutes in public. Shortly afterwards he engaged himself in marriage to Maria, daughter of Alamanno Salviati, prompted, as he frankly tells us, by the political support which an alliance with that great family would bring him (ib.

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  • Luther published his theses in 1517, sixty-four years after the fall of Constantinople, twenty-three years after the expedition of Charles VIII.

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  • In August, after his return, he was commissioned commander of the Virginia forces, being then twenty-three years old.

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  • He was a genius in all the known branches of learning; at twenty-three his physiological discoveries had made him famous throughout Europe.

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  • D., who composed a series of twenty-three expositions or homilies on points of Christian doctrine and practice.

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  • He gives a list of their names, twenty-three of which are preserved either wholly or in part, and almost all are unmistakably Iranian; as is also the case with those preserved by Esar-haddon (Assarhaddon) and elsewhere.

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  • Lalande, at the remarkably early age of twenty-three, and before the close of the same year he was chosen by the council of the polytechnic school to succeed G.

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  • The Bambuseae contain twenty-three genera and occur throughout the tropical zone, but very unevenly distributed; they also extend into the sub-tropical and even into the temperate zone.

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  • Twenty-three stars are catalogued by Ptolemy and Tycho Brahe; Hevelius increased this number to forty-seven, while Flamsteed gave sixty-six.

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  • A man of refinement and education, a member of an influential family, a popular social leader and an eloquent speaker - at the age of twenty-three he was chosen by the town authorities of Boston to deliver the Independence Day oration - Otis yet lacked conspicuous ability as a statesman.

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  • Elementary education has proceeded with great rapidity, and there are ninety public elementary shools in the city, twenty-three ecclesiastical gratuitous schools and many evangelical schools at a very small payment.

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  • This version was first edited by Laurence in 1838 from one MS., in 1851 by Dillmann from five, in 1902 by Flemming from fifteen MSS., and in 1906 by the present writer from twenty-three.

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  • At the age of ten years David left the village school for the neighbouring cotton-mill, and by strenuous efforts qualified himself at the age of twenty-three to undertake a college curriculum.

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  • Here, in closest intimacy with Joseph Story, he became an enthusiast in the study of jurisprudence: at the age of twenty-three he was admitted to the bar, and was contributing to the American Jurist, and editing law texts and Story's court decisions.

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  • He was now no longer a boy, but a man of twenty-three, Th with his character fully developed; he had gradually Wolsey.

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  • Of the line of twenty-three bishops the most distinguished were George Enyedi (1592-1597), whose Explicationes obtained European vogue, and Michael Lombard Szentabrahami (1737-1758), who rallied the forces of his Church, broken by persecution and deprivation of property, and gave them their existing constitution.

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  • Candidates for the office must have attained the age of twenty-three and must satisfy the bishop with regard to their intellectual, moral and spiritual fitness.

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  • There are altogether twenty-three small islands, 92 m.

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  • Other peculiar animals are twenty-three species of the Centetidae, a family of the Insectivora almost confined to Madagascar; while of the Carnivora there are several small creatures belonging to the civets (Viverridae).

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  • Stow archdeaconry is first mentioned in 1138, and in 1291 included four deaneries, while the archdeaconry of Lincoln included twenty-three.

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  • Of the twenty-three kings between Theudis and Roderic five were certainly murdered, one was deposed, and three were tonsured by tricks or open force.

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  • The cousins met after an interval of twenty-three years, and Lady Hesketh was to be Cowper's good angel to the end, even though her letters disclose a considerable impatience with Mrs Unwin.

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  • At the age of twenty-three, at the queen's request, he was appointed farmer-general, a post of great responsibility and dignity worth a 100,000 crowns a year.

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  • The popularity of this collection is attested by the twenty-three MSS.

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  • Unfortunately, with twenty-three minutes completed, the USA fell behind in somewhat bizarre circumstances.

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  • fineness of the weather invited even Mr. Appee upon deck, who usually disposes of twenty-three of the twenty-four hours in bed.

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  • Although there are only 23 Employer Side seats at the NJC, these twenty-three represent all sixty odd local authority fire brigades.

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  • Twenty-three triplet gestations were identified; 8 achieved vaginal delivery.

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  • This was a momentous occasion, for hitherto only eleven prelates and twenty-three magnates had attended.

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  • The book sprang into unexampled popularity, and was translated into at least twenty-three tongues.

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  • One of XXII 4 a the most characteristic anatomical distinctions between the porpoise and other members of the Delphinidae is the form of the teeth (numbering twenty-three to twenty-six on each side of each jaw), which have expanded, flattened, spade-like crowns, with more or less marked vertical grooves, giving a tendency to a bibbed or often trilobed form (fig.

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  • i); the gerousia, however, continued to exist at least down to Hadrian's reign, consisting of twenty-three members annually elected, but eligible for re-election (Sparta Museum Catalogue, Nos.

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  • In that year Adriaan van Roomen gave out as a problem to all mathematicians an equation of the 45 th degree, which, being recognized by Vieta as depending on the equation between sin 4 and sin 43/45, was resolved by him at once, all the twenty-three positive roots of which the said equation was capable being given at the same time (see Trigonometry).

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  • The Jan Mayen data refer really to Göttingen mean time, but this was only twenty-three minutes late on local time.

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  • Strabo (p. 665) informs us that the federation, composed of twenty-three cities, was governed by a council (KotvOv ovvEbpwv) which assembled from time to time at that city which was most convenient for the purpose in hand.

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  • In terms of murders per one hundred thousand inhabitants, England fell from roughly twenty-three in the 1300s to about one today.

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  • I have served twenty-three years and have done no wrong.

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  • The Toy group has been steadily on the rise since the 1970's, when it made up only twelve percent of the registry versus twenty-three percent today.

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  • It may surprise you to discover this is an international undertaking with over twenty-three member organizations.

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  • Twenty-three percent of the above injuries occurred on home playground equipment.

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  • The 90-acre vineyard is divided into twenty-three individual blocks to match terroir to varietal.

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  • Twenty-three percent of newborn to two-year-olds and 22 percent of three- to six-year-olds are cared for in a home by a relative.

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  • Twenty-three distinctive pairs, or 46 total chromosomes, are located within the nucleus (central structure) of each cell.

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  • At twenty-three she decided to bring her dancing to the silver screen of Hollywood, breaking box-office records of the time with Los Tarantos (an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet), and Danzas Gitanas, among others.

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  • The new nation began with twenty-three counties in 1836.

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  • There were 14 attempts that resulted with twenty-three caught, six shot and killed, and two drowned.

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  • Correspondingly, the clocks change in the spring at 2:00 a.m. Meaning that the time changes from two in the morning to three in the morning, meaning that the day has an hour less than normal - twenty-three hours.

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  • Twenty-three years later, Mr. Kors expanded his famous line to include accessories such as handbags, shoes, eyewear, and of course, exciting new timepieces that reflect the fresh atmosphere of modern times.

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