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twice Sentence Examples

  • He hadn't thought twice about Toni's message that he'd delivered the package from the stash house to his condo until he walked in and discovered the vamp he expected was a woman.

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  • We go through this at least twice a year.

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  • He'd drawn up on her twice since she arrived.

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  • We don't know when it happened so we tried twice to hit the time and struck out and called it quits.

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  • "I called once or twice at your house," said Rostov, reddening.

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  • She walked into the den twice and stared at the computer.

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  • I've saved your life twice now, jackass.

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  • It was almost twice the size of hers.

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  • At the far end of the library was a creature that made her think twice about entering.

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  • She turned, slammed into something twice her size, and fell backwards.

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  • Yully dozed twice and forced herself up.

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  • Twice the marauders even attack our headquarters, and the commander-in-chief has to ask for a battalion to disperse them.

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  • Twice Len came to visit and Howard was there every night.

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  • He'd never thought twice of his mortality-- he had none.

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  • They circled the room twice before a hand reached up and tapped Alex on the shoulder.

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  • Twice in your life?

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  • I.ve never thought twice about any life I.ve taken until now.

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  • She'd been there twice before today and only knocked once for fear he'd answer.

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  • He'd entered twice since assuming his duties.

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  • He never thought twice about searching the rooms for something he didn't know existed.

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  • Since leaving college, she'd stayed in shape through the local gym, where she lifted weights and forced herself onto a cardio machine twice a week.

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  • She dozed as she drew, caught herself twice, then dropped into sleep, unaware that those who removed the boxes were coming next for her.

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  • From February to July, 1898, Mr. Keith came out to Wrentham twice a week, and taught me algebra, geometry, Greek and Latin.

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  • Once or twice he shrugged his shoulders and raised his hand to the kerchief, as if wishing to take it off, but let it drop again.

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  • He hadn't thought twice about running into her in the forest.

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  • Jared.s form contorted then grew twice his size as he shifted into a creature unlike any she.d ever seen.

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  • She checked her hair twice to make sure no part of her marks were obscured.

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  • He didn't think it was possible for that to happen twice, but if it were … Would it matter?

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  • No wonder the cavalry wanted you bad enough to pay you twice what they thought Pete might pay.

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  • I'd guess he'll think twice now before intimidating Ms. Lydia Larkin!

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  • "Countess, I have done w'ong," Denisov went on in an unsteady voice, "but believe me, I so adore your daughter and all your family that I would give my life twice over..."

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  • At sixty-two, he was as wiry as any of his men, and twice as cagey.

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  • Cade's' chair scraped the floor and his boot heels hit the floor twice before he grabbed her waist.

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  • Of course, hadn't she said that twice already?

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  • She rushed forward, screaming when Talon's dagger fell twice, thrice, five times.

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  • When we married, I was twenty-eight and he was fifty-two—nearly twice my age—two years older than my father!

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  • Boris passed them twice and each time turned away.

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  • I've been there twice to check for signs of vamp surveillance.

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  • Sasha's men would kill you twice before you reached the front door.

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  • Makar Alexeevich came twice that evening shuffling along in his galoshes as far as the door and stopped and looked ingratiatingly at Pierre.

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  • Twice she turned and looked at him, and her eyes met his beaming at her.

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  • Her father had tried to call twice, and she tossed the phone on the bed.

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  • The way was totally familiar— twice today, three times in as many days.

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  • Alex pulled the horse to a sliding stop and fired twice into the air.

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  • He.d spilled it twice already.

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  • Cannon and musketry, mingling together, thundered on the right and in the center, while the capotes of Lannes' sharpshooters were already seen crossing the milldam and forming up within twice the range of a musket shot.

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  • Twice, though the first time is not common knowledge.

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  • He never thought twice about walking into danger and rarely cared if he survived or not.

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  • He never thought twice about walking into danger and rarely cared if he survived or not.

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  • I've seen him twice, as I see you now.

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  • "Twice you resist," he hissed.

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  • Probably ten times the age of the birches that formed the forest, it was ten times as thick and twice as tall as they.

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  • The Emperor, though he met him twice, did not favor him with a single word.

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  • Metivier came to see the prince about twice a week.

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  • His childishly rash, uncalled-for, and ignoble departure from Africa, leaving his comrades in distress, is set down to his credit, and again the enemy's fleet twice lets him slip past.

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  • But he did forget himself once or twice within a twelvemonth, and then he would go and confess to his wife, and would again promise that this should really be the very last time.

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  • Once or twice Pierre was carried away and began to speak of these things, but Nicholas and Natasha always brought him back to the health of Prince Ivan and Countess Mary Alexeevna.

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  • He was the kind of man she wouldn't think twice about running from, though the intelligence gleaming in his soulful brown eyes gave him away as something more.

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  • "That's twice we've turned, Caleb," she scolded.

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  • He listened for the siren but heard only his Jeep, and twice, the scrapes of his underside as he bottomed out on protruding stone.

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  • Not sure what'll come first, though Rhyn there has almost broken through his cage twice now.

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  • They made love twice, then once again.

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  • "That's twice we've turned, Caleb," she scolded.

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  • Not sure what'll come first, though Rhyn there has almost broken through his cage twice now.

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  • They made love twice, then once again.

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  • She was expecting Prince Andrew any moment and twice that day sent a manservant to the Vozdvizhenka to ascertain whether he had come.

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  • And truly though the enemy was twice stronger than we, we were unshakable.

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  • Having baited the horses twice on the way, he arrived at the town toward evening on the fourth of August.

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  • The young man in his clattering chains stepped clumsily to the spot indicated, holding away with one finger the coat collar which chafed his neck, turned his long neck twice this way and that, sighed, and submissively folded before him his thin hands, unused to work.

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  • He had twice experienced that terribly tormenting fear of death--the end--but now he no longer understood that fear.

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  • Having changed horses twice and galloped twenty miles in an hour and a half over a sticky, muddy road, Bolkhovitinov reached Litashevka after one o'clock at night.

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  • If he was, that made twice she had been attracted by a man who was doing something illegal.

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  • Alex fired twice more and the bear dropped to the ground.

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  • Disbelief made her look twice to ensure her eyes hadn't gone as crazy as her thoughts.

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  • Once or twice he was shouted at for being in the way.

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  • She hadn't considered why he was there, just like she hadn't thought twice about tumbling into bed with him.

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  • The soldiers, for the most part handsome fellows and, as is always the case in an artillery company, a head and shoulders taller and twice as broad as their officer--all looked at their commander like children in an embarrassing situation, and the expression on his face was invariably reflected on theirs.

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  • Trotter's prides itself on never serving the same dish twice, so you are unlikely to find the exact same dinner as previous guests.

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  • The quality, and presentation of the dishes are equal to restaurants that charge twice the price.

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  • She thought she heard something stir once, twice, before she was certain.

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  • As if unaccustomed to his longer legs, Toby tripped twice on his way to the door, stabilized himself, then started forward more cautiously.

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  • Evelyn's wedding was for a hundred invitees in a small chapel by the ocean followed by a reception for over twice that many guests.

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  • When might no longer makes right for the strong, they think twice about preying on the weak.

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  • She rarely smiles; indeed, I have seen her smile only once or twice since I came.

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  • Twice they noticed the French appearing below them, and then they fired grapeshot at them.

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  • I said it twice... and he doesn't obey!

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  • When Balashev had ended, Napoleon again took out his snuffbox, sniffed at it, and stamped his foot twice on the floor as a signal.

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  • He didn't have to tell her twice.

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  • I can't believe I actually... twice.

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  • I've kissed Martha exactly twice.

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  • She must not have twisted one of the locks, even though she'd checked them all twice.

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  • I don't ask twice.

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  • Still wearing the garb of Hell, Darkyn's mate was sporting fangs with her pink hair and a heavy sultriness that made Deidre look twice.

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  • Alex pointed the rifle into the air and fired twice.

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  • I said no, Alex – twice.

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  • Very much so, especially when you consider she stole your heart not once but twice.

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  • Perhaps the day he realized what he'd done was irreparable, and he was going to lose her twice.

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  • I spent thousands of years and broke the Code twice.

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  • He'd never thought twice about trusting Harmony or any other death-dealer.

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  • He turned to her twice and pointed out the window as the scenery whizzed, but she ignored him, reading instead.

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  • She'd not thought twice about their lack of police uniforms but was now struck by it.

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  • And for rescuing you twice.

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  • Startled, she looked around twice.

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  • Her movement upset his balance again, and he shifted twice before finally allowing his knees to drop beside hers.

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  • They were twice as thick.

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  • A small, round object twice the size of a dinner plate appeared from the chasm and skimmed over several feet of grass to reach them.

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  • The conference room behind it was large and open, its ceiling cathedral and one wall twice the height of the others.

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  • She shouldn't have to be tough, and if he hadn't failed his people several sun-cycles before, he'd never think twice about training her for battle.

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  • Hot, hungry, exhausted, she stopped twice on the trek up the hill to catch her breath.

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  • More pictographs were carved in the rim, and she circled the fountain twice before finding what she thought was the beginning, marked by pictures larger than the rest.

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  • Evelyn tried to get her to eat twice, but she couldn't stomach it.

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  • The phone rang twice while he worked, both times answered by Fred who sounded as if he was booking another guest.

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  • It wasn't designed to absorb perspiration and probably cost twice the price of a David Dean suit, at least the last time he'd purchased one.

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  • The return trip from Grand Junction had taken Dean twice the usual two hours, a slalom of ditched autos, snow plows, ice and stopped traffic.

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  • He heard Gladys' muffled alarm at least twice, and someone rummaging around the kitchen, all well before the light gave a hint of welcoming Sunday.

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  • Fred O'Connor is busy making a list and checking it twice as we stand here.

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  • When I call, I'll only ring twice.

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  • Then I'll do it again, twice.

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  • He wound the line around his left hand twice while playing it out with his right hand.

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  • She would set up transfusions if there was danger the human might die, and had to twice for Cassandra.

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  • Sarah had only seen him cry twice through all the years.

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  • I weigh nearly twice as much as you.

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  • Alex feigned and then hooked Josh's leg again with the toe of his boot, sending Josh to the floor twice in as many minutes.

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  • "Once bitten, twice shy," she muttered under her breath.

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  • Her voice was as crisp as the morning air and twice as sharp.

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  • It was customary to wear the highest rank, and the VP trumped Mr. Tim twice over.

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  • Her thoughts came rapidly, and she refused to think twice.

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  • Twice and it kills.

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  • They'd circled it twice, but the blast had scorched dirt, trees, and any traces of Lana over a hundred meters in every direction beyond the crater.

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  • The kids get snacks twice a day, Melissa explained, leading them into the building smelling of bread.

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  • Meanwhile, Elise loaded a mini-med-gun and shot Brady twice.

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  • I thought I'd lost you twice before.

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  • You've told me that twice.  It's not like I want to be here, either.

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  • The same voice that got her into this mess and told her to drown herself had given her this reminder twice.  Katie sensed she wasn't safe where she was, but she didn't want to travel without Gabriel.

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  • If you loved her enough to destroy the world for her, then you know the pain Kris has been through twice.  Hell cannot hold a candle to that kind of pain.

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  • Katie knows it.  I know it.  I'm ready for my fate.  Do what you were born to do, Rhyn, and don't think twice about me.

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  • "I saved your life twice, and you continue to treat me like shit," he said.

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  • Toby looked at the unconscious Immortal twice his size and back up at Rhyn.

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  • Fred called after him, your mysterious buddy called again, twice.

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  • The unearthly shrill of the telephone shattered the scene, once, twice, three times before Dean clawed at the instrument and grumbled something.

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  • They were still giddy when Fred paid the check, by peeling a large number of ten-dollar bills from a roll that started twice as large as it finished.

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  • There were three in all—Room 15, to the left, had been rented twice.

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  • Cleary had bumped into him only twice, maybe three times but he had no recollection of the dates.

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  • According to his expense accounts, he only went to Scranton twice that we know of—both visits only a day or two.

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  • Now that Mrs. Glass has spilled the beans that someone's looking for him, if he wants to remain incognito, he's going to be twice as cau­tious.

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  • The phone rang twice, both calls from Fred's lady friends, who were anxious for his return.

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  • Twice in one month!

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  • The phone rang twice and Randy tripped as he dashed across the room to answer.

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  • There's no point in moving them twice.

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  • He didn't need to tell her twice.

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  • Of course, the trail would be twice as dangerous now, with slippery wet rocks and washed out places.

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  • Tim mimicked her, but Jim merely nodded his head quickly twice.

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  • I've been in twice now, and the results were the same.

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  • The orange tabby was twice the size of every other cat he'd seen.

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  • Came through twice a few days ago and haven't seen them since.

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  • He'd taken Xander with him twice.

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  • Darian pierced her defenses twice.

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  • I tried to run away twice, to take us both to the mortal world, where we could start over.

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  • If that's the only way to keep my family safe, I won't think twice.

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  • Jenn didn't remember a time when she would've looked twice at a dead man.

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  • "Next time my twice dead ex-wife comes back to try to kill me again, you'll know better than to freak out," he teased.

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  • Rissa's sharp glance found him twice, as if to ensure he continued to follow them.

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  • Memon has at least twice that.

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  • His heart beat slowly twice and then stopped.

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  • It was strange that the one she had met twice would be the one she knew the least

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  • He spelled her for a while, digging twice as much in half the time.

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  • The telephone rang twice before a familiar voice answered.

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  • I heard a tornado never strikes twice in the same spot.

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

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  • Damian, the White God, had tried to task him twice in the past few months.

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  • Rule number one: Feed the cat twice a day at eight AM and three PM.

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  • The trainee months ago made a horrible mistake by choosing to target Ingrid, and Xander didn't think twice about lopping off his head.

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  • Sleep with the same girl twice.

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  • "Rough life, sleeping with the same girl twice," she said as calmly as she could.

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  • She tried to unlock it twice before realizing he changed the password.

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  • She realized the doorbell had rung not once but twice.

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  • Xander looked twice at Charles.

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  • She checked her phone twice on the way to Xander's, waiting for a text saying Jonny kidnapped Ashley.

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  • She definitely seemed to be thinking twice about sleeping with him.

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  • Jonny had texted her twice already today, asking if she planned on meeting him tomorrow.

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  • Not only had he given her the power over the world, but he'd decided he wanted to sleep with her twice.

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  • Jessi didn't need to be told twice.

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  • It has been noticed at Woburn Abbey that the antlers are shed and replaced twice a year.

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  • Twice Kossuth deposed him from the command; twice he had to restore him.

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  • But to the west of this, except in the Rocky Mountain region where storms are numerous, the frequency steadily diminishes, and along the Pacific coast there are large areas where thunder occurs only once or twice a year.

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  • Her children he adopted as his own; and it was chiefly for her sake that he desired the peerage which was twice held out to him.

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  • The difference between the two readings of S is then twice the distance between A and B.

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  • On her death in 1 754, he occupied himself in collecting together all the letters that had passed between them, which, we are told, he transcribed twice over under the title of "The Picture of Artless Love."

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  • In the frequent wars between Austria and Turkey during the i 7th and 18th centuries the Austrians captured Naissus twice (in 1689 and 1737), but were not able to retain it long.

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  • About 1639 he entered upon the career of an itinerant preacher, and for preaching in various parts of Wales he was twice arrested in 1640; however, he was not punished and during the Civil War he preached in and around London.

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  • in diameter, and bear in the axil a solitary, stalked, white flower, about the size and shape of the garden anemone, with six or more petals and twice as many hypogynous stamens.

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  • In 1642 she was married to the duc de Longueville, governor of Normandy, a widower twice her age.

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  • Three times captured by the Russians, in 1791, 1807 and 1828, and twice restored by them, in 1792 and 1812, it was finally left in their hands by the treaty of Adrianople in 1829.

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  • It was based on a short confession drafted by Calvin in 1557, and may still be regarded, though once or twice revised, as the confession of the French Protestant Church.

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  • 2 This distinguished author twice cites the figure given by Thienemann (Fortpflanzungsgesch.

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  • The Klan was twice reorganized, in 1867 and in 1868, each time being more centralized; in 1869 the central organization was disbanded and the order then gradually declined.

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  • Compulsory service with the colors is in Germany no longer universal, as there are twice as many able-bodied men presented by the recruiting commissions as the active army can absorb.

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  • These are recalled twice, in the eleven years during which they are members of the reserve, for refresher courses.

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  • The next day the marriage was solemnized twice, according to the Roman Catholic and Anglican usages.

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  • If their ancestors had been carried out to sea once or twice by a flood and safely drifted as far as the Galapagos Islands" (Wallace), "they must have been numerous on the continent" (Rothschild and Hartert).

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  • The two kings were twice defeated.

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  • He contributed extensively to the periodical literature of astronomy, and was twice, in 1823 and 1830, the recipient of the Royal Astronomical Society's gold medal.

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  • Limbs very slender; posterior nearly twice the length of the anterior.

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  • - Lower Jaw and Teeth of Amphilestes broderipi (twice nat.

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  • - Spalacotherium tricuspidens (twice nat.

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  • Fossil bones of extinct kangaroo species are met with; these kangaroos must have been of enormous size, twice or thrice that of any species now living.

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  • He was twice prolocutor of the lower house of convocation for the province of Canterbury.

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  • The natural (laevo) base is twice as toxic as the dextro.

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  • The Turkey oak in southern England grows twice as fast as Q.

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  • Some of them, like the Kreuzbrunnen and the Ferdinandsbrunnen, contain alkaline-saline waters which resemble those of Carlsbad, except that they are cold and contain nearly twice the quantity of purgative salts.

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  • The Royalist cavalry was disorganized by victory as often as by defeat, and illustrated on numerous fields the now discredited maxim that cavalry cannot charge twice in one day.

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  • Again, where a person has received money under circumstances which disentitle him to retain it, such as receiving payment of an account twice over, it can generally be recovered as a debt.

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  • If we raise i lb of matter through a foot we do a certain amount of work against the earth's attraction; if we raise 2 lb through the same height we do twice this amount of work, and so on.

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  • The reproductive organs do not begin to appear until the larva has twice cast its skin.

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  • Thus for a dash the interval between the positive and the negative current is equal to the time the paper takes to travel over twice the space between two successive holes.

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  • This is 490,251 higher than the actual population, 32,475,253, ascertained by the census of the 10th of February 1901; the difference is due to temporary absences from their residences of certain individuals on military service, &c., who probably were counted twice, and also to the fact that 469,020 individuals were returned as absent from Italy, while only 61,606 foreigners were in Italy at the date of the census.

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  • I For example, wheat, the price of which was in 1902 26 lire pe cwt., pays a tax of 74 lire; sugar pays four times its wholesale val,ii in tax; coffee twice its wholesale value.

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  • She too, though twice married, died without issue, having at one time adopted Louis III.

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  • A " stolon " of unknown origin produces thirty-two buds, which become as many Polypodia; each has twenty-four tentacles and divides by fission repeated twice into four individuals, each with six tentacles.

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  • Twice the natural size.

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  • - Olindias mulleri, twice natural size.

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  • It is necessary to determine if the modification be a simple change that might have occurred in independent cases, in fact if it be a multiradial apocentricity, or if it involved intricate and precisely combined anatomical changes that we could not expect to occur twice independently; that is to say, if it be a uniradial apocentricity.

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  • It came, however, to be the practice to impose some restrictions, as on clerks twice married.

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  • They meet twice a year to hear appeals from presbyteries.

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  • The welding together of the great Kosala kingdom, more than twice the size of England, in the very centre of the settled country, led insensibly but irresistibly to the establishment of a standard of speech, and the standard followed was the language used at the court at Savatthi in the Nepalese hills, the capital of Kosala.

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  • Many English voyages were also made to Guinea and the West Indies, and twice English vessels followed in the track of Magellan, and circumnavigated the globe.

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  • The Russian Captain Vassili Chitschakov in 1765 and 1766 made two persevering attempts to penetrate the ice north of Spitsbergen, and reached 80° 30' N., while Russian parties twice wintered at Bell Sound.

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  • Of the other thirty-three churches in the city those of St Foillan (founded in the 12th century, but twice rebuilt, in the 15th and 17th centuries, and restored in 1883) and St Paul, with its beautiful stained-glass windows, are remarkable.

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  • The second duke, twice married, was father of at least eleven sons and six daughters, the sons including Edward the lord high admiral, killed in boarding Pregent's galleys at Brest, Edmund the knight marshal of the army at Flodden, and William the first Lord Howard of Effingham.

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  • In the 18th century France once or twice thought of establishing colonies here.

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  • Panama has had an important trade: its imports, about twice as valuable as its exports, include cotton goods, haberdashery, coal, flour, silk goods and rice; the most valuable exports are gold, india-rubber, mother of pearl and cocobolo wood.

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  • Most remarkable is the presence of a number of beetles along the seashore between tide-marks, where, sheltered in some secure nook, they undergo immersion twice daily, and have their active life confined to the few hours of the low ebb.

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  • Alexius had been twice married and had left several children by each of his wives, and, as generally happened in such cases, a struggle for power ensued between the two rival families.

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  • Over the lowlands of the Basin, taken generally, there is an average precipitation of perhaps 6-7 in., while in the Oregon region it is twice as great, and in the southern parts even less.

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  • Valdemar was twice married, his first consort being Dragomir (Dagmar) of Bohemia, his second Berengaria of Portugal.

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  • This name is twice translated "adder," but as nothing is told of it beyond its poisonous character and the intractability of its disposition, it is impossible accurately to determine the species.

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  • At the commencement, he says, " all was dark and doubtful "; the limits, divisions, even the title of his work were undetermined; the first chapter was composed three times, and the second and third twice, before he was satisfied with his efforts.

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  • He was twice president of the London Chemical Society, in 1863-1865, and again in 1869-1871.

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  • Within the seven years next following he failed twice as a storekeeper and once as a farmer; but in the meantime acquired a taste for reading, of history especially, and read and re-read the history of Greece and Rome, of England, and of her American colonies.

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  • Henry was twice married, first to Sarah Skelton, and second to Dorothea Spotswood Dandridge, a grand-daughter of Governor Alexander Spotswood.

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  • Manson recommends five to ten grains once or twice a week; Ross recommends the same quantity every day before breakfast.

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  • Conn was twice married, Shane being the son of his first wife, a daughter of Hugh Boy O'Neill of Clanaboy.

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  • These academies were organized on both scholastic and popular lines; their constitution was democratic. An outstanding feature was the Kallah assemblage twice a year (in Elul at the close of the summer, and in Adar at the end of the winter), when there were gathered together vast numbers of outside students of the most heterogeneous character as regards both age and attainments.

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  • After his return to Paris, where from 1384 onwards he filled the position of master of the college of Navarre, and took part in a violent campaign against the chancellor of Notre-Dame, he was twice entrusted with a mission to Clement VII.

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  • He played an active part in the stirring church politics of the period, and was twice moderator of the kirk, and a member of the commission of inquiry into the condition of the university of St Andrews (1583).

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  • These riotous proceedings provoked the second military expedition of the governor, and on the 16th of May 1771, with a force of about r000 men and officers, he met about twice that number of Regulators on the banks of the Alamance, where, after two hours of fighting, with losses on each side nearly equal, the ammunition of the Regulators was exhausted and they were routed.

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  • The state was twice invaded, in 1776 and in 1780-1781, and two important battles were fought upon her soil, Moore's Creek on the 27th of February 1776 and Guilford Court House on the 15th of March 1781.

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  • The empire was frequently broken up by successful incursions, or divided between rival dynasties, but at least twice became a great Asiatic power: under the Han dynasty (about 200 B.C.-A.D.

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  • Islam has twice obtained a footing in Europe, under the Arabs in Spain and under the Turks at Constantinople.

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  • Although twice married he left no children, and his immense possessions passed to his four sisters.

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  • Webster was twice married - first in 1898 to Grace, daughter of Rev. Elijah Fletcher, a New Hampshire clergyman.

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  • Sometimes his x has to do duty twice, for different unknowns, in one problem.

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  • of Denmark; and in the early part of the 19th century it was twice the residence of Pius VII., - in 1804 when he came to consecrate the emperor Napoleon, and in 1812-1814, when he was his prisoner.

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  • The flocks were shorn twice annually (a practice common to several Asiatic countries), and the ewes yeaned twice a year.

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  • per quarter, and only twice after 1892 did it exceed 30s.

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  • Experiments upon the growth of barley for fifty years in succession on rather heavy ordinary arable soil resulted in showing that the produce by mineral manures alone is larger than that without manure; that nitrogenous manures alone give more produce than mineral manures alone; and that mixtures of mineral and nitrogenous manure give much more than either used alone - generally twice, or more than twice, as much as mineral manures alone.

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  • Great Britain had twice as many pigs as Ireland, but the swine industry is mainly.

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  • In the course of the next few years he wrote comparatively little, but he continued his reading, and also derived much, benefit from discussions held twice a week at Grote's house in Threadneedle Street.

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  • He overran Buchan either once or twice, and after a serious illness defeated the earl of Buchan, one of his chief Scottish opponents, near Inverurie on the 22nd of May 1308.

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  • We find him again in Nicomedia, in Athens, and twice in Arabia.

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  • The king, moreover, repeatedly recommended him to the pope, and twice sent him, in 1330 and 1333, as ambassador to the papal court, then in exile at Avignon.

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  • In 1745 Prince Charles Edward twice marched through Penrith, and a skirmish took place at Clifton.

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  • Its specific gravity of 4.5 is about twice as great as that of salt and of many other colourless, transparent and glassy minerals not unlike barytes in general appearance.

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  • The running expenses per capita in 1900 were $35.23; more than twice the average of 86 leading cities of the country (New York, $23.92; Chicago, $11.62).

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  • It is difficult to get the hands to work until the cotton is fully opened, and it is hard to induce them to pick over ioo lb a day, though some expert hands are found in every cotton plantation who can pick twice as much.

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  • did twice at Antioch, in 1119 and 1130; but the kings regarded this right of regency as a burden rather than a privilege, and it is indeed characteristic of the relation of the king to the three princes, that it imposes upon him duties without any corresponding rights.

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  • Recensions and revisions were twice made, in 1368 and 1531; but how far the true Ibelin was recovered, and what additions or alterations were made at these two dates, we cannot tell.

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  • He knew Greek and Arabic; and he was well acquainted with the affairs of Constantinople, to which he went at least twice on political business, and with the history of the Mahommedan powers, on which he had written a work (now lost) at the command of Amalric. It was Amalric also who set him to write the history of the Crusades which we still possess (in twenty-two books, with a fragment of a twentythird) - the Historia rerum in partibus transmarinis gestarum.

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  • He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.

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  • Tobacco culture, which declined after 1860 on account of the competition of Cuba and Sumatra, has revived since 1885 through the introduction of Cuban and Sumatran seed; the product of 1907 (6,937,500 lb) was more than six times that of 1899, the product in 1899 (1,125,600 lb) being more than twice that of 1889 (470,443 lb), which in turn was more than twenty times that for 1880 (21,182 lb)-the smallest production recorded for many decades.

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  • Their product in 1900 was more than twice the product in 1890, and the product in 1905 (from establishments under the factory system only) was $50,298,290, i.e.

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  • The lumber and timber products were valued in 1905 at $10,901,650, almost twice their valuation in 1890, and an increase of 1.

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  • After being twice imprisoned during the Terror he retired to Brittany, where he devoted himself to literature till 1814.

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  • Of her numerous temples at Rome, the most ancient was appropriately in the forum olitorium (vegetable market), built during the first Punic war, and since that time twice burnt down and restored.

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  • Gallatin was twice married.

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  • Ignatius wrote originally in Spanish, but the book was twice translated into Latin during his lifetime.

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  • granted a market held twice a week, and a three days' fair on the feast of St Peter ad Vincula.

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  • The water parting is about twice as far from the north coast as it is from the south coast, the rainfall is greater on the north slope, and the principal rivers - Rio Loiza, Rio de la Plata, Rio Manati and Rio Arecibo are on the north side.

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  • He was twice married, and had several sons, of whom Eusebius held a chair of philosophy at Wittenberg, and married Melanchthon's grand-daughter, Anna Sabinus.

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  • It was frequently reprinted on the Continent during the 16th century, and once or twice since.

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  • He had suffered twice from the chicanery of Edward's lawyers; in 1284 when a dispute between himself and the royal favourite, John Giffard, was decided in the latter's favour; and again in 1292 when he was punished with temporary imprisonment and sequestration for a technical, and apparently unwitting, contempt of the king's court.

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  • Twice Amalek seems to be mentioned as occupying central Palestine (Judg.

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  • The expenditure on relief alone was about a million sterling; and the total cost of the famine, including loss of revenue, amounted to nearly twice that amount.

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  • A figure placed on the right of a symbol only affects the symbol to which it is attached, but when figures are placed in front of several symbols all are affected by it, thus 2H 2 SO 4 means H 2 SO 4 taken twice.

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  • For instance, sulphuric acid is usually represented by the formula S0 2 (OH) 2, which indicates that it may be regarded as a compound of the group SO 2 with twice the group OH.

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  • If the crystal structure be regarded as composed of 0 three interpenetrating point systems, one consisting of sulphur atoms, the second of four times as many oxygen atoms, and the third of twice as many potassium atoms, the systems being so arranged that the sulphur system is always centrally situated with respect to the other two, and the potassium system so that it would affect the vertical axis, then it is obvious that the replacement of potassium by an element of greater atomic weight would specially increase the length of w (corresponding to the vertical axis), and cause a smaller increase in the horizontal parameters (x and 1/ '); moreover, the increments would advance with the atomic weight of the replacing metal.

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  • The land, which fell into two main portions, upper Hesse round Marburg, and lower Hesse round Cassel, was twice divided between two members of the ruling family, but no permanent partition took place before the Reformation.

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  • The orthodox Nicene party, notably Athanasius himself, held communion with Paulinus only; twice, in 365 and 371 or 372, Meletius was exiled by decree of the Arian emperor Valens.

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  • In North America about thirty species and twice as many geographic races (subspecies) are known, and the occurrence of several distinct fossil forms shows that the genus has long been established.

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  • 50; for it is twice quoted by St Paul.

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  • We have already shown that St Paul twice quoted from the Greek text of the Testaments.

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  • After twice failing in the attempt to gain a professorship in the university, he was invited, during an illness of Dugald Stewart in the session of 1808-1809, to act as his substitute, and during the following session he undertook a great part of Stewart's work.

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  • The friends agreed to visit the Castle twice a week and to look after the sick in any parish where the clergyman was willing to accept their help.

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  • The 42nd, twice charged by cavalry, had but thirteen men wounded by the sabre.

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  • It was twice threatened by hostile fleets, the Greek in 1827 and the combined British, French and Russian squadrons in 1828.

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  • Once or twice during short intervals of peace the marriage project was revived, and was favoured by Queen Isabel.

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  • It was several times won and lost by the Romans, and twice destroyed by fire.

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  • Communication with the islands is maintained by steamers from Leith and Aberdeen to Lerwick, the capital (twice a week), and to Scalloway, the former capital, and other points (once a week).

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  • The original roll was short enough to be read at least twice in a day (xxii.

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  • (Twice natural size.) than the open ocean.

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  • The timber product of 1900 ($17,294,444) was almost ten times that of 1880 ($1,764,640); and in 1905 the product value ($35,192,374) was more than twice that of 1900.

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  • Prior to 1902 the million mark was reached only twice - in 1894 and 1895.

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  • Congress meets twice annually, in April and November.

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  • In 1906-1907 the percentage (31 6) of attendants to children of school age was twice as large as in 1898-1899.

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  • Every Cuban paid about twice as heavy taxes as a Spaniard of the Peninsula.

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  • Galiano, Cuba en 1858 (Madrid, 1859); Jose de la Concha, twice Captain-General of Cuba, Memorias sobre el estado politico, gobierno y administracion de.

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  • The latter with at least 50,000 men was marching in two columns, and ought therefore to have delivered its men into line of battle twice as fast as the French, who had to deploy from a single issue, and whose columns had opened out in the passage of the Kosen defile and the long ascent of the plateau above.

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  • The full reach of this discovery seems as yet scarcely to have impressed itself upon the emperor with complete conviction, for in the succeeding campaign in Poland we find that he twice departed from this form - at Pultusk and Heilsbergand each time his enemy succeeded in escaping him.

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  • She visited Coppet once or twice, but for the most part in the early days of the revolutionary period she was in Paris taking an interest and, as she thought, a part in the councils and efforts of the Moderates.

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  • His first novel, after being twice recast, appeared as The Celebrity, in 1898.

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  • grow very well; the radishes are sown and gathered twice during the summer (June to August).

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  • Henry was twice married.

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  • He practised law in New York and Philadelphia, was chosen mayor of Philadelphia in 1828, and in 1829 was appointed by President Jackson, whom he had twice warmly supported for the presidency, United States attorney for the eastern district of Pennsylvania, a position long held by his father.

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  • If the black ions move twice as fast as the white ones, the state of things after the passage of a current will be represented by the lower part of the figure.

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  • Thus the osmotic pressure, or the depression of the freezing point of a solution of potassium chloride should, at extreme dilution, be twice the normal value, but of a solution of sulphuric acid three times that value, since the potassium salt contains two ions and the acid three.

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  • It' would be possible for a body in solution to be dissociated into non-electrical parts, which would give osmotic pressure effects twice or three times the normal value, but, being uncharged, would not act as ions and impart electrical conductivity to the solution.

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  • At subsequent conclaves he was twice nearly elected pope, but on each occasion was opposed by Spain on account of his work On the Monarchy of Sicily, in which he supported the papal claims against those of the Spanish government.

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  • Fellows was twice married.

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  • It occurs twice in the book itself (i.

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  • In 1871 he was twice a candidate for the National Assembly, but was defeated.

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  • 1268), Benedictine abbot of Notre Dame de la Grasse (1224) and bishop of Marseilles (1229), twice visited the Holy Land (1239 and 1260), where he helped the Templars build the great castle of Safet.

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  • The distances of these bodies at the times of opposition were somewhat less than unity, though more than twice as great as that of Mars in 1877.

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  • Deflections of the suspended needle are indicated by the movement of a narrow beam of light which the mirror reflects from a lamp and focusses upon a graduated cardboard scale placed at a distance of a few feet; the angular deflection of the beam of light is, of course, twice that of the needle.

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  • L (48)] a current having been B B brought to any desired value, is suddenly re versed, and the observed throw taken as measur ing twice the actual in duction.

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  • When the magnetizing current is twice reversed, so as to complete a cycle, the sum of the two deflections, multiplied by a factor depending upon the sectional area of the specimen and upon the constants of the apparatus, gives the hysteresis for a complete cycle in ergs per cubic centimetre.

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  • A small coil of fine wire, connected in series with a ballistic galvanometer, is placed in the field, with its windings perpendicular to the lines of force, and then suddenly reversed or withdrawn from the field, the integral electromotive force being twice as great in the first case as in the second.

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  • The highest induction reached in these experiments was 45,350 units, more than twice the value of any previously recorded.

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  • On the application of a small magnetizing force to a bar of soft annealed iron, a certain intensity of magnetization is instantly produced; this, however, does not remain constant, but slowly increases for some seconds or even minutes, and may ultimately attain a value nearly twice as great as that observed immediately after the force was applied.'

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  • In the case of the ring in question, the circumferential changes were in weak fields less than twice as great as the transverse ones, while in strong fields they were more than twice as great; under increasing magnetic force therefore the volume of the ring was first diminished, then it regained its original value (for H=go), and ultimately increased.

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  • The behaviour of cobalt is particularly noticeable; its permeability increased with rising temperature up to a maximum at 500°, when it was about twice as great as at ordinary temperatures, while at 1600°, corresponding to white heat, there was still some magnetization remaining.

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  • The aluminium-iron attained its greatest permeability in a field of o 5, about that of the earth's force, when its value was 9000, this being more than twice the maximum permeability of the Swedish iron.

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  • He was twice dictator and six times consul, and occupied the curule chair twenty-one times.

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  • Not more than four species and twice that number of specimens are known.

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  • He received the sacrament from Tillotson, and Burnet twice preached to him.

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  • He joined forces with Geoffrey Martel in order to crush the duke, and Normandy was twice invaded by the allies.

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  • The former hall of the grand council, built in 1327, was converted into the chief theatre of Siena by Riccio in 1560, and, after being twice burnt, was rebuilt in 1753 from Bibbiena's designs.

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  • The Iter subterraneum has been three several times translated into Danish, ten times into German, thrice into Swedish, thrice into Dutch, thrice into English, twice into French, twice into Russian and once into Hungarian.

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  • This cathedral has been twice destroyed by fire, and the existing building, from the designs of Mr W.

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  • Though it makes no large sweeps it has so tortuous a course that its length (some 200 m.) is twice that of the valley through which it flows.

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  • His administration is notable, not so much for internal affairs but from the fact that he twice acted as arbitrator in disputes in which the Boer states were involved.

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  • The neighbourhood was then healthy, highly cultivated, and celebrated for its flowers; the "twice blooming roses of Paestum" are mentioned by Virgil (Geor.

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  • In 1799 Monroe was chosen governor of Virginia and was twice re-elected, serving until 1802.

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  • It met every year, sometimes twice a year, during Sigismund's reign, and was no longer, as in the days of Louis the Great, merely a consultative council, but a legislative body in partnership with the king.

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  • Three times he waged war on the emperor, twice he was proclaimed king of Hungary, and by the peace of Nikolsburg (Dec. 31, 1621) he obtained for the Protestants a confirmation of the treaty of Vienna, and for himself seven additional counties in northern Hungary besides other substantial advantages.

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  • " J is aged 40, and K is aged 26; when will J be twice as old as K?

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  • If the angle subtended by the components of a double line be twice that subtended by the wave-length at a distance equal to the horizontal aperture, the central bands are just clear of one another, and there is a line of absolute blackness in the middle of the combined images.

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  • If the angular interval between the components of a double star were equal to twice that expressed in equation (15) above, the central disks of the diffraction patterns would be just in contact.

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  • He was twice banished for attempting to overthrow the oligarchical party in Syracuse; in 317 he returned with an army of mercenaries under a solemn oath to observe the democratic constitution which was then set up. Having banished or murdered some Io,000 citizens, and thus made himself master of Syracuse, he created a strong army and fleet and subdued the greater part of Sicily.

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  • Without entering on the details of his ecclesiastical activity,' we may note that he was twice associated with embassies from the Roman emperor to Yazdegerd I.

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  • hagorah; the Arabic equivalent term is a kilt from thigh to knee) varied, as the monuments show, in richness and design, and could be used as a sword-belt or pocket much in the same way as the modern native uses the long cloth twined twice or thrice around his body.

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  • It was a square piece of woollen stuff about a foot longer than the height of the wearer, and equal in breadth to twice the span of the arms measured from wrist to wrist.

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  • The prosperity of the town has been revived in modern times by the establishment by the railway company of a branch line from Sittingbourne in connexion with a service of mail and passenger steamers to Flushing (Holland), which run twice daily.

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  • Twice in that year he went the round of the Sicilian cities in disguise, and prepared the insurrectionary movement of 1860.

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  • Fries and two others were twice tried for treason (the second time before Samuel Chase) and were sentenced to be hanged, but they were pardoned by President Adams in April 1800, and a general amnesty was issued on 21st May.

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  • He twice visited his wife in disguise; was himself visited by his stepfather, Ogilvie, and generally observed less caution than his situation required.

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  • Every general who has fought in its neighbourhood has at one time or another had to provide for a crossing of the Rhine, from Julius Caesar, who crossed it twice, down to our own time.

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  • Matsukata, who in 1884 was created Count, twice held the office of prime minister (1891-1892, 1896-1898), and during both his administrations he combined the portfolio of finance with the premiership; from October 1898 to October 1900 he was minister of finance only.

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  • 390) speaks twice of Londinium as an ancient town to which the honourable title of Augusta had been accorded.

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  • There is considerable traffic in grain and cattle brought from the surrounding districts; and twice a year there are large horse fairs.

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  • By analogy with the spin of a rigid body, the component spin of the fluid in any plane at a point is defined as the circulation round a small area in the plane enclosing the point, divided by twice the area.

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  • 17) states that it was cut twice, and afterwards was good keep for sheep, and Berossus remarked that wheat, sesame, barley, ochrys, palms, apples and many kinds of shelled fruit grew wild, as wheat still does in the neighbourhood of Anah.

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  • Round the rim was a cuneiform legend, and in the field a Hittite figure with six Hittite symbols engraved twice over on either hand of it.

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  • The first of these bands with whom Florence came into contact was the Great Company, commanded by the count of Lando, which twice entered Tuscany Y but was expelled both times by the Florentine troops (1358-1359).

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  • He was twice married, but left no children.

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  • That chinchillas have not under such circumstances become rare, if not extinct, is owing to their extraordinary fecundity, the female usually producing five or six young twice a year.

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  • Its aqueous solution has a faint sweet taste, and is dextro-rotatory, the rotation of a fresh solution being about twice that of an old one.

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  • Hence in the latest designs for large factories it has been proposed that as much normal juice as can be extracted by double crushing only shall be treated by itself, and that the megass shall then be soused with twice as much water as there is juice remaining in it; after which, on being subjected to a third crushing, it will yield a degraded juice, which would also be treated by itself.

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  • When a sufficient number are not available for a two hours' defecation, it is the practice in some factories to skim off the scums that rise to the top, and then boil up the juice for a few minutes and skim again, and, after repeating the operation once or twice, to run off the juice to separators or subsiders of any of the kinds previously described.

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  • To make this apparatus more perfectly automatic, an arrangement for continually adding to and mixing with the juice the proper proportion of milk of lime has been adapted to it; and although it may be objected that once the proportion has been determined no allowance is made for the variation in the quality of the juice coming from the mill owing to the variations that may occur in the canes fed into the mills, it is obviously as easy to vary the proportion with the automatic arrangement from time to time as it is to vary in each separate direction, if the man in charge will take the trouble to do so, which he very seldom does with the ordinary defecators, satisfying himself with testing the juice once or twice in a watch.

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  • By this arrangement the work of a refinery can be carried on with about one-half the cisterns otherwise required, because, although it does not reduce the number of bags required per day for a given amount of work, it enables the refiner to use one cistern twice a day with fresh bags, instead of only once as heretofore.

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  • Another method of enabling more work to be done in a given time in a given cistern is the use of a bag twice the ordinary length, open at both ends.

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  • in length) from the common fowl detaches its four or five segments into the intestine, where they attain a length of 2 trim., and a breadth of 1.25; that is, more than twice the size of the parent.

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  • The Cestodes of Elasmobranch fish offer more convincing examples of independent growth of the proglottides, for these are often set free with only the male organs developed, and each attains twice the size of the parental strobila.

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  • Good roads place the capital in touch with most places in the island and a coach runs twice a day to Stromness.

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  • It should therefore be kept a year or more in heaps in some waste corner and turned over once or twice so that the air can gain access to it and oxidize the poisonous ingredients in it.

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  • On one of the islands in the lake is the great Wen-lan-ko or pavilion of literary assemblies, and it is said that at the examinations for the second degree, twice every three years, from 10,000 to 15,000 candidates come together.

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  • In the ballads on Robin Hood her name is twice casually mentioned, but there is a late ballad, by a certain S.

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  • From two to five young are produced twice a year.

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  • He was twice premier (1880-1881 and 1883-1885).

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  • During the six years that Bleek remained at Berlin, he twice declined a call to the office of professor ordinarius of theology, once to Greifswald and once to Konigsberg.

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  • in height, but towards the top of the mountains they are sometimes as much as 15 or 18 ft.; they are built entirely of rough stone without mortar, and I reckon that on an average each wall retains not more than twice its own height in breadth, and I do not think I saw a single break in them unrepaired."

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  • apart; they require watering twice a month, and bear in two to four years.

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  • During this time the country was twice invaded by Persians.

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  • While thus employed he conceived the idea of the journal-afiche, and after the arrest of the king at Varennes in June 1791 he placarded a large printed sheet on all the walls of Paris twice a week, under the title of the Ami des Citoyens, journal fraternel.

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  • A better method is Wohler's, in which the finely powdered mineral is fused with twice its weight of potassium carbonate in a platinum crucible, the melt powdered and treated in a platinum basin with aqueous hydrofluoric acid.

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  • They aided in the vigorous defence of the city of Naples, and twice attacked and pillaged Amalfi, in 1135 and 1137, with such effect that the town never regained its prosperity.

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  • This line has been twice modified by treaties between Bolivia and Brazil, but without the consent of Peru, which claimed all the territory eastward to the Madeira between the above-mentioned line and the Beni-Madidi rivers, the line of demarcation following the Pablo-bamba, a small tributary of the Madidi, to its source, and thence in a straight line to the village of Conima, on Lake Titicaca.

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  • John Lorimer Worden (1818-1897), had left New York on the morning of the 6th of March; after a dangerous passage in which she twice narrowly escaped sinking, she arrived at Hampton Roads during the night of the 8th, and early in the morning of the 9th anchored near the "Minnesota."

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  • But there are more than twice as many visible in the early morning hours as in the evenings, and during the last half of the year there are also more than twice as many visible as during the first half.

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  • In1882-1886he was mayor of the city of Brooklyn, being twice elected on an independent ticket; and by his administration of his office he demonstrated that a rigid "merit" civil-service system was practicable - in September 1884 the first municipal civil-service rules in the United Service were adopted in Brooklyn.

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  • During the war of 1812 the Nantucket fleet was the only one active; it suffered severely during the war, and in the decade1820-1830Nantucket lost its primacy to New Bedford, whose fleet in 1840 was twice as large.

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  • The Cassie Gift arose out of a bequest by Alexander Cassie of London, a native of Banff, who left £ 20,000 to the poor of the town - the interest being divided twice a year.

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  • It was twice sacked by the French in 1799.

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  • Twice she returned to Sweden (1660 and 1667) in the vain hope of recovering the succession, finally settling in Rome, where she died on the 19th of April 1689, poor, neglected and forgotten.

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  • Yet in 1173 Richard joined with the young Henry and Geoffrey of Brittany in their rebellion; Aquitaine was twice invaded by the old king before the unruly youth would make submission.

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  • He won a brilliant victory over the forces of Saladin at Arsuf (1191), and twice led the Christian host within a few miles of Jerusalem.

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  • A lens of twice its strength has a refractive power of 2 D, and a focal length of half a metre, and so on.

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  • He was ordained in August 1829, and started at once for India, but was twice shipwrecked before he reached Calcutta in May 1830, and lost all his books and other property.

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  • At the time of its greatest dimensions the volcano was perhaps twice as high as it is now.

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  • fusca show that the insect is able to ingest considerably more than (sometimes more than twice) its own weight of blood, which would appear to be the only food, and must be drawn from the tissues of a victim.

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  • He voted twice, but never spoke in the House.

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  • 925), he occupied while still young an important position at the archiepiscopal court, but was twice deprived of his benefices by Heribert, count of Vermandois, on account of his steady opposition to the election of the count's infant son to the archbishopric. Upon the final triumph of Archbishop Artold in 947, Flodoard became for a time his chief adviser, but withdrew to a monastery in 952, and spent the remaining years of his life in literary and devotional work.

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  • been held twice a year since 1862 under the patronage of the agricultural society; and the wool market was reinstituted in 1872 by the German Trade Society (Deutscher Handelsverein).

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  • He served twice on the London circuit, the second period being extended considerably longer than the rule allowed, at the special request of the British and Foreign Bible Society, who had employed him in the preparation of their Arabic Bible.

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  • Thus the red pine (aka-matsu or pinus densiflora), which is the favorite garden tree, has to be subjected twice a year to a process of spraydressing which involves the careful removal of every weak or aged needle.

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  • it waspublished twice a month and might possibl3 have created a demand for its wares had not the editor and sub editor left for America after the issue of the 10th number.

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  • The duchy of Gotha, more than twice the size of Coburg, stretches from the south borders of Prussia along the northern slopes of the Thuringian Forest, the highest summits of which (Der grosse Beerberg, 3225 ft.; Schneekopf, 3179 ft.; and Inselsberg, 2957 ft.) rise within its borders.

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  • During the Mexican war he was twice severely wounded in a reconnaissance at Cerro Gordo, 1847, was engaged in the siege of Vera Cruz, the battles of Contreras, Churubusco, and Molino del Rey, the storming of Chapultepec, and the assault on the city of Mexico, and received three brevets for gallant and meritorious service.

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  • The river furnishes considerable water-power; and among the city's most important manufactures are rubber and elastic goods (value, 1905, $ 1 3,39 6, 974; 8 3.9% of the total of this industry in the state and 21 � 3% of the total for the United States, Akron ranking first among the cities of the country in this industry), printing and publishing product (value, 1905, $ 2, 8 34,639), foundry and machine-shop product (value, 1905, $2,367,764), and pottery, terra-cotta and fire-clay (value, 1905, $1,718,033; nearly twice the value of the output in 1900, Akron ranking fourth among the cities of the United States in this industry in 1905).

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  • from tip to tip, twice sustained itself in the air for 12 minutes (the full time for which it was supplied with fuel and water), and traversed on each occasion a distance of over half a mile, falling gently into the water when the engines stopped.

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  • bi-, bis, twice, and nomen, a name or term), in mathematics, a word first introduced by Robert Recorde (1557) to denote a quantity composed of the sum or difference to two terms; as a+b, a-b.

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  • Fox was twice painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, once when young in a group with Lady Sarah Bunbury and Lady Susan Strangeways, and once at full length.

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  • Twice he endeavoured to free himself from the intolerable tutelage of the estates.

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  • His relations with the grand-dukes of Muscovy were friendly on the whole, and twice he married orthodox Russian princesses; but this did not prevent him from besieging Moscow in 1368 and again in 1372, both times unsuccessfully.

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  • Accordingly the number of electric cells into which the space round is cut up is equal to twice the energy stored up, or each cell contains half a unit of energy.

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  • He was elected governor of Ohio for the term 1913-15, was defeated for the following term, then was reelected twice in succession (1917-21).

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  • Varro speaks of its apple trees which gave fruit twice in the year and Pliny praises its wine also.

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  • The bullion with about twice its weight of sulphuric acid of 66° Be is placed in the pot, and the whole gradually heated.

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  • The development of its scutes and spines varies exceedingly, and specimens may be found without any lateral scutes and with short spines, others with only a few scutes and moderately sized spines, and again others which possess a complete row of scutes from the head to the caudal fin, and in which the fin-spines are twice as long and strong as in other varieties.

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  • Sacheverell was twice married.

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  • After wearisome and disheartening failures, embittered by the pain of an internal disease, Wolfe crowned his work by the decisive victory on the Plains of Abraham (13th of September 1759) by which the French permanently lost Quebec. Twice wounded earlier in the fight, he had refused to leave the field, and a third bullet passing through his lungs inflicted a mortal injury.

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  • He was twice married, first to Anna Barton, a sister of John Sterling's wife, secondly to a half-sister of his friend Archdeacon Hare.

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  • Having lost his father at an early age, he owed much to his mother and to his guardian, Verginius Rufus, who had twice filled the office of consul and had twice refused the purple (ii.

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  • Bhutias do not care to extend their cultivation, as an increased revenue is exacted in proportion to the land cultivated, but devote their whole energies to make the land yield twice what it is estimated to produce.

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  • In the course of the wars of Gerald Fitzgerald, 8th earl of Kildare, Belfast was twice attacked by him, in 1503 and 1512.

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  • Snow is seen once or twice in a generation; violent hailstorms occur.

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  • Two, and often three, crops are raised in the year; on irrigated land more than twice as many croppings are possible.

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  • This compact was twice broken, and in 1428 the Maltese paid King Alfonso 30,000 florins for a confirmation of privileges, with a proviso that entitled them to resist by force of arms any intermediate lord that his successors might attempt to impose.

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  • The Palazzo del Comune, with its lofty arched substructures at the back, was the work of Margaritone d'Arezzo, but has been since twice restored.

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  • Corps for disobedience, the king thanked Manteuffel warmly for the part he had played, and then turned to the young brigadier who had disobeyed orders and congratulated him on having twice distinguished himself in the first fortnight of the war.

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  • The 6th Corps only was severely shaken, the 4th (the best in the whole army), though it had fought hard twice within fortyeight hours, losing nearly 30% of its strength, was still well in hand, and the 3rd, 2nd and Imperial Guards were almost intact.

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  • Kaempfer stayed two years in Japan, during which he twice visited Tokyo.

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  • As the /see' is longer than a synodic revolution of the moon, the sun cannot arrive twice at a chung-ki during the same lunation; and as there are only twelve tsee, the year can contain only twelve months having different names.

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  • Bavarian Corps with five divisions in front line and about twice that number in support.

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  • Two other members of this distinguished family of the Valerian gens may be mentioned: Marcus Valerius Messalla, father of the preceding, consul in 53 B.C. He was twice accused of illegal practices in connexion with the elections; on the first occasion he was acquitted, in spite of his obvious guilt, through the eloquence of his uncle Quintus Hortensius; on the second he was condemned.

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  • he confounds Dionysius the elder and Dionysius the younger, Mithradates satrap of Artaxerxes and Mithradates the Great, Scipio the elder and Scipio the younger, Perseus, king of Macedonia and Perseus the companion of Alexander; he mixes up the stratagems of Caesar and Pompey; he brings into immediate connexion events which were totally distinct; he narrates some events twice over, with variations according to the different authors from whom he draws.

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  • This subject owes its importance in modern chemistry to the fact that the vapour density, when hydrogen is taken as the standard, gives perfectly definite information as to the molecular condition of the compound, since twice the vapour density equals the molecular weight of the compound.

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  • The " Scharnhorst " was hit twice with little injury; the " Gneisenau " received three hits, one of which bent the flap of the after turret, an injury of little moment.

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  • Its fortifications were greatly strengthened; nevertheless it was twice taken by the Imperialists and twice recovered by the French during the Spanish Succession War.

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  • The pest even crossed the oceans, and appeared in Australia, at Geelong, about 1880; it has since twice broken out in Victoria, and has ravaged the vineyards of South Australia and New South Wales.

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  • Twice the court had to flee from Paris; once when there was a rumour of intended flight the populace was admitted to see the king in his bed.

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  • m.), its surface being almost twice that of Asia.

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  • twice the length of the way; the set is returned in bye, by reversing the engine, casting loose the main, and coupling up the tail drum, so that the tail rope is wound up and the main rope paid out.

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  • The rope, which is guided upon sheaves between the rails, is taken twice round the head pulley.

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  • The wagons are attached at intervals by short lengths of chain lapped twice round the rope and hooked into one of the links, or in some cases the chains are hooked into hempen loops on the main rope.

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  • A torque applied to the shaft A can be transmitted to D, neglecting friction, without change only if the central pulley K is held from turning; the torque required to do this is twice the torque transmitted.

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  • In the hope of repressing their encroachments, Jansen was sent twice to Madrid, in 1624 and 1626; the second time he narrowly escaped the Inquisition.

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  • He visited nearly every post office in the colonies and increased the mail service between New York and Philadelphia from once to three times a week in summer, and from twice a month to once a week in winter.

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  • So long was the publication delayed that it was generally believed that Temple Franklin had sold all the papers to the British government; a French version, Memoires de la vie privie (Paris, 1791), was retranslated into English twice in 1793 (London), and from one of these versions (by Robinson) still another French version was made (Paris, 1798).

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  • Twice he obliged the Carlists to raise the siege of Bilbao before he was appointed commander-in-chief of the northern army on the r7th of September 1836, when the tide of war seemed to be setting in favour of the pretender in the Basque provinces and Navarre, though Don Carlos had lost his ablest lieutenant, the Basque Zumalacarregui.

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  • During the last three years of the war Espartero, who had been elected a deputy, exercised from his distant headquarters such influence over Madrid politics that he twice hastened the fall of the cabinet, and obtained office for his own friends.

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  • He devoted much time to explaining the meaning of the various parts of the Prayer-Book, and held services twice every day, at which many of the parishioners attended, and some "let their plough rest when Mr Herbert's saints-bell rung to prayers, that they might also offer their devotions to God with him."

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  • He usually walked twice a week to attend.

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  • In the low and sub-mountainous lands the flora is a mixture of Malayan, Australian and Polynesian forms. There are, according to Muller, twice as many palms known from New Guinea as from Australia.

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  • He married twice but left no children.

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  • But he also took a keen interest and frequently an active part in the political and social movements of the day; and so highly did the students of Aberdeen rate his practical ability, that, after his retirement from the chair of logic, they twice in succession elected him lord rector of the university, each term of office extending over three years.

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  • The marriage rates in quinquennial periods up to 1905 were 19.6, 18.6, 21.0, 19.8, 15.6, 18.6, 18.6, 18.6, 17.4 and 17.4; the ratio of marriages to the marriageable population was for males (above 16 years) 61.5, for females (above 14) 46.0; the fecundity of marriages seemed to have increased, being about twice as high for foreigners as for natives.

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  • In the intervening period the assessed valuation of realty in Boston increased more than 100%, while that of personalty slightly diminished (the corresponding figures for the entire United States from 1860 to 1890 being 172% and 12%), yet the most competent business and expert opinions regarded the true value of personalty as at least equal to and most likely twice as great as that of realty.

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  • A year later Pierce surrendered this and procured another, which in effect made him proprietor of the colony, but he was twice shipwrecked and was forced to assign to the adventurers his second patent.

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  • Fillmore was twice married: in 1826 to Abigail Powers (who died in 1853, leaving him with a son and daughter), and in 1858 to Mrs. Caroline C. McIntosh.

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  • 20); but they evidently recovered their independence, and we find that twice within a short time the northern Israelites laid siege to the border fortress of Gibbethon (r Kings xv.

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  • Sometimes fourteen articles are detected (in either creed), 7+7; the sacred number twice over.'

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  • A circular piece of this paper is folded twice upon itself so as to form a quadrant, one of the folds is pulled out, and the cone thus obtained is supported in a glass or porcelain funnel having an apical angle of 60°.

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  • He may also have composed at Thurii that special work on the history of Assyria to which he twice refers in his first book, and which is quoted by Aristotle.

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  • published twice a year since 1897 at Zurich.

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  • The sepals and petals are free or more or less united, the stamens as many or twice as many as the petals; the carpels, usually free, are equal to the petals in number, and form in the fruit follicles with two or more seeds.

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  • Puteoli was preferred to Naples, (a) as being in Roman territory, (b) because the customs duty was only leviable once, not twice as it would have been at Naples - once by the local authorities, and once by the Roman authorities on entrance into Roman territory.'

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  • Hence area of triangle ACB = twice area of triangle aTb.

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  • This movement proceeds until the stirrup L below the left-hand hanger is raised far enough to touch the rod M, which is equal in weight to twice the remedy.

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  • In the record of Christ's own teaching the term " church " occurs only twice, once in the universal sense, as the true or Primitive Congrega= Messianic " Israel of God " (Matt.

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  • The pipes composing it were stopped at one end, so that the sound waves had to travel twice the length of the pipe, giving out a note nearly an octave lower than that produced by an open pipe of equal length.

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  • He represented La Meurthe in the Council of Five Hundred, of which he was twice president, but his views developed steadily in the conservative direction.

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  • The superintendent - or examiners appointed by him (from a civil service list) - is required to examine every bank and every trust company at least twice each year, each building and loan association at least once a year, and every savings bank at least once in two years.

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  • 127-129), he crossed the Euphrates and relieved Edessa, recovered Nisibis and Carrhae, and even took the offensive against the power of Persia, and twice invested Ctesiphon itself, the capital; probably also he brought back Armenia into the Empire.

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  • In 1895 borrowing on a larger scale was begun, and in twelve years twice as many millions were added to the public debt.

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  • He engaged twice in personal disputation with Arminius in the assembly of the estates of Holland in 1608, and was one of five Gomarists who met five Arminians or Remonstrants in the same assembly of 1609.

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  • A famous problem concerning the cube, namely, to construct a cube of twice the volume of a given cube, was attacked with great vigour by the Pythagoreans, Sophists and Platonists.

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  • constructing a square of twice the area of a given square (which follows as a corollary to the Pythagorean property of a right-angled triangle, viz.

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  • Hippocrates of Chios (c. 430 B.C.), the discoverer of the square of a lune, showed that the problem reduced to the determination of two mean proportionals between two given lines, one of them being twice the length of the other.

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  • In algebra, the "cube" of a quantity is the quantity multiplied by itself twice, i.e.

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  • As these " secondary waves " return to S their distance apart is nearly equal to twice the distance between the rails, and the observer then hears a note of wave-length nearly 2EF.

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  • But if an observer is stationed at S' the waves will be about half as far apart and will reach him with nearly twice the frequency, so that he hears a note about an octave higher.

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  • A " sounding tube," say an inch in diameter, and somewhat more than twice the length of the jet tube, is then lowered over the flame, as in the figure.

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  • But the interval b bc" gives nearly twice as many beats and is not nearly so dissonant.

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  • It was captured and retaken by counter-attack twice between 6 p.m.

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  • on twice the vertical projected area of one girder, treating the pressure on the train as a travelling load.

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  • on twice the vertical projection of one truss, no train being supposed to be on the bridge.

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  • Factor of Safety twice as great for Live Load as for Dead Load.

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