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  • The climate is for the most part temperate and healthy, but it is hot and unhealthy on the coast.

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  • The climate is in general very hot and unhealthy, the rainfall being very heavy.

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  • Its large eyes appeared young and unhealthy, almost dropsical.

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  • Everywhere it is most unhealthy, and inhabited only by tribes who seem proof against malaria.

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  • The site is so unhealthy that even the Circassians who settled there twenty years ago have almost all died off or emigrated.

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  • A range of low hills affords shelter on the west and south-west; but on every other side there are drained, though still unhealthy, marshes, stretching away to meet the central Walachian plains.

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  • On the other hand, they may give off unhealthy fumes and produce unpleasant odours.

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  • His style betrays the unhealthy influence of Seneca.

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  • The climate is generally unhealthy during that period and the months following.

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  • Young plants a few inches high are usually attacked; the leaves, beginning with the lower ones, turn yellow, and afterwards become brown and drop. The plants remain very dwarf and generally unhealthy, or die.

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  • The south-western plain, though rendered unhealthy by lagoons, and central Aetolia yield good crops of currants, vine, maize and tobacco, which are conveyed by railway from Agrinion and Anatolikon to the coast.

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  • It was unhealthy and unprosperous.

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  • Only of certain districts, however, can it be said that they are positively unhealthy; to this category belong some parts of the Holland provinces, Zeeland, and Friesland, where the inhabitants are exposed to the exhalations from the marshy ground, and the atmosphere is often burdened with sea-fogs.

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  • Above sea-level, the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, and the conditions for permanent settlement are apparently unfavourable.

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  • Retalhuleu, among the southern foothills of the Sierra Madre, is one of the centres of coffee production, and is connected by rail with the Pacific port of Champerico, a very unhealthy place in the wet season.

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  • The most unhealthy period is from 1st May to 31st October, when there are, from time to time, outbreaks of typhoid, small-pox, diphtheria and other epidemics.

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  • Augustus is said to have conducted here a colony of veterans,' but the place never had any great importance, and the lagoons behind it made it unhealthy, though the construction of the Via Domitiana through it must have made it a posting station.

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  • The intervening distance, through country exceedingly unhealthy for white men, and therefore promising no traffic except raw materials, does not seem a likely field for rapid railway extension.

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  • In 1636 he was appointed rector (or perhaps only lecturer) of Rochford in Essex, which was so unhealthy that he had soon to leave it, and in 1639 he was elected to the perpetual curacy of St Mary Aldermanbury in London, where he had a large following.

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  • In 1636 he was appointed rector (or perhaps only lecturer) of Rochford in Essex, which was so unhealthy that he had soon to leave it, and in 1639 he was elected to the perpetual curacy of St Mary Aldermanbury in London, where he had a large following.

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  • The unhealthy lagoons contain abundance of fish.

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  • Cato, Varro and Columella all agree that slave labour was to be preferred to free except in unhealthy regions and for large occasional operations, which probably transcended the capacity of the permanent familia rustica.

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  • The lower districts are hot and often unhealthy in the summer, while the climate of the mountainous portion of the island is less oppressive, and would be still cooler if it possessed more forest.

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  • The climate is by nature unhealthy, the supply of running water being small, and that of stagnant water, from which arises a fatal malaria, being considerable.

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  • The " woolly aphis," " American blight," or " larch blight " (Eriosoma laricis) often attacks the trees in close valleys, but rarely spreads much unless other unhealthy conditions are present.

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  • There is great natural beauty in the surroundings, but the mountains render the town difficult of access from the interior, and give it an exceptionally hot and unhealthy climate.

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  • The climate is by nature unhealthy, the supply of running water being small, and that of stagnant water, from which arises a fatal malaria, being considerable.

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  • The modern village (pop. 2300) is rendered unhealthy by rice-fields.

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  • It is generally applied to the definite unhealthy condition of body known by a variety of names, such as ague, intermittent (and remittent) fever, marsh fever, jungle fever, hill fever, "fever of the country" and "fever and ague."

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  • The climate of Siberia, however, cannot be called unhealthy, except in certain localities where goitre is common, as it is on the Lena, in several valleys of Nerchinsk and in the Altai Mountains.

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  • They were the original inhabitants of the country whom the Aryan conquerors had driven back into the barren hills and unhealthy forests.

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  • The climate corresponds closely to these surface features, being hot and dry throughout the interior, hot and humid, in places unhealthy, along the coast.

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  • When unhealthy situations cannot be avoided, they may be rendered more healthy by destroying the breeding-grounds of mosquitoes in the neighbourhood.

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  • The climate is very hot, damp and unhealthy, and in the summer months the government headquarters are removed to Erkowit 35 m.

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  • The climate of the coastal zone and deeper valleys is hot, humid and unhealthy, malarial fevers being prevalent.

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  • The modern village, which is sometimes called Nea Psara because the inhabitants of Psara were transferred there in 1821, is on unhealthy low-lying ground near the sea.

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  • Eating out does not have to be synonymous with unhealthy food.

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  • This, of course, means that a new station, where clearing, digging, and building are in progress, is often unhealthy for a time, and to this must be attributed the evil reputation which the peninsula formerly enjoyed.

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  • Owing to the noxious exhalations of the surrounding forests the town is so extremely unhealthy during the hot weather as to have acquired the title of the "Abode of the Plague."

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  • On the whole the climate of Syria - if the Jordan valley and the moister districts are excepted - is not unhealthy, though intermittent fevers are not uncommon in some places.

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  • The climate is unhealthy - fever, smallpox, dysentery and rheumatism being the prevailing diseases.

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  • The climate is unhealthy - fever, smallpox, dysentery and rheumatism being the prevailing diseases.

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  • The climate of the protectorate is very hot, but not unhealthy for Europeans if reasonable precautions be taken.

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  • Thus it encouraged an unrestrained emotionalism, rank superstition, an unhealthy asceticism, and the employment of artificial means to induce the ecstatic state.

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  • Lardaceous disease, however, here and in other regions, now appears to be due to the specific toxins of pyogenetic micro-organisms. In stone of the kidney a great advance has been made in treatment by operative means, and the formation of these stones seems to recent observers to depend less upon constitutional bent (gout) than upon unhealthy local conditions of the passages, which in their turn again may be due to the action of microorganisms.

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  • Steel-grinding was notoriously unhealthy, and manufacturing processes generally were less favourable to life than agricultural.

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  • Porto Clementino), in an unhealthy position on the low coast, became a Roman colony.

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  • The surrounding country is mostly deep swamp and the station is most unhealthy; mosquitoes are present in millions.

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  • Descending to the lowlands on either side of the plateau, the temperature rises steadily until the upper limit of the tropical region, called tierras calientes, is reached, where the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, as elsewhere in the forested coastal plains of tropical America.

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  • But neither the severe climate nor the neighbourhood of wild and warlike hillmen shook their faith, and in the course of half a century, in one of the most unhealthy and unfertile localities in the Caucasus, they transformed this wilderness into flourishing colonies, and continued to live a Christian and laborious life, making friends with, instead of fighting, the hillmen.

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  • His attention was drawn to this subject about 1850 by the unhealthy condition of Munich.

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  • It was undertaken in 1903, during the administration of President Rodrigues Alves, as part of a vast scheme to improve the sanitary and traffic conditions of the city, including the construction of a new shore-line and filling in the shallow parts of the shore, which had long been considered one of the prime causes of the unhealthy state of the city.

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  • The settlement was in a low marshy district which proved to be unhealthy; it was accidentally burned in January 1608, was almost completely destroyed by Nathaniel Bacon in September 1676, the state house and other buildings were again burned in 1698, and after the removal of the seat of government of Virginia from Jamestown to the Middle Plantations (now Williamsburg) in 1699 the village fell rapidly into decay.

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  • The climate, although unsuited to the prolonged residence of Europeans, is less unhealthy than that of the coast towns of West Africa.

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  • A further provision empowered the Bundesrat to fix the hours of labor in unhealthy trades; this was applied to the bakeries by an edict of 1895, but the great outcry which this caused prevented any further extension.

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  • Lardaceous disease, however, here and in other regions, now appears to be due to the specific toxins of pyogenetic micro-organisms. In stone of the kidney a great advance has been made in treatment by operative means, and the formation of these stones seems to recent observers to depend less upon constitutional bent (gout) than upon unhealthy local conditions of the passages, which in their turn again may be due to the action of microorganisms.

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  • Descending to the lowlands on either side of the plateau, the temperature rises steadily until the upper limit of the tropical region, called tierras calientes, is reached, where the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, as elsewhere in the forested coastal plains of tropical America.

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  • (1) In the first place, common sense suggests the avoidance, in malarious countries, of unhealthy situations, and particularly the neighbourhood of stagnant water.

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  • Hitherto Ostia does not seem to have been very unhealthy.

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  • The climate is naturally good, but continued neglect of sanitary precautions has made the city unhealthy.

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  • Climate, &c. - It was formerly the custom to speak of the Malay Peninsula as an unhealthy climate, and even to compare it with the west coast of Africa.

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  • The climate on the coast is hot, humid and unhealthy.

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  • Built on the border of a low plain and having a mean annual temperature of 82° F., the town has the reputation of being unhealthy.

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  • The intricate water-ways and the stubborn Venetian defence baffled all his attempts to reach Rialto; the summer heats came on; the Lido was unhealthy.

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  • The modern Nezib or Nasibin consists of some 4000 inhabitants, largely Jews, who pay tribute to the Shammar Bedouins., The neighbourhood, we are informed by Arab writers, was at one time richly wooded, but is now somewhat marshy and unhealthy.

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  • in a distance of 170 m., Natal possesses several varieties of climate but is nowhere unhealthy.

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  • Although liable to great extremes of temperature, and to a very scanty rainfall, the district is not unhealthy.

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  • The climate is very hot in the summer months and unhealthy.

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  • The Palazzo del Tribunale (law courts) is a fine building, and the upper town contains several good houses of rich proprietors of the province; while the lower portion is unhealthy.

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  • There is a wide variation of climate for so small a territory, the higher elevations of the Sierra de Ajusco being cold and humid (the Mexican Central crosses the range at an elevation of 9974 ft.); the lower spurs mild, temperate and healthy, the lower valleys subtropical, hot and unhealthy.

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  • The water-supply is very unhealthy.

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  • The summer climate in the confined space within the town is excessively hot and unhealthy.

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  • above the level of the river, Poti is extremely unhealthy, fever and ague prevailing in summer and autumn.

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  • The climate of the coast-lands is moist and hot, and extremely unhealthy, malarial fever being prevalent and deadly.

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  • Though situated near the mountainous section of southern Buenos Aires, the immediate vicinity of the city is low and swampy, its water is brackish, and it has been decidedly unhealthy; but a water supply from the Sauce Grande, 50 m.

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  • Saltmaking is by no means an unhealthy trade, some slight soreness of the eyes being the only affection sometimes complained of; indeed the atmosphere of steam saturated with salt in which the workmen live seems specially preservative against colds, rheumatism, neuralgia, &c.

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  • They were long worked by convict labour, owing to their unhealthy atmosphere; and exemption from military service is granted to miners who have worked at Almaden for two years.

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  • The place was formerly very unhealthy, but this has been to a large extent remedied by the establishment of water-works, a good supply of water being derived from the river Banka.

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  • The island is densely wooded (in marked contrast with the opposite Peruvian shore), and is considered unhealthy throughout the greater part.

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  • Astura was the site of a favourite villa of Cicero, whither he retired on the death of his daughter Tullia in 45 B.C. It appears to have been unhealthy even in Roman times; according to Suetonius, both Augustus and Tiberius contracted here the illnesses which proved fatal to them.

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  • The work of packing is a most disagreeable and unhealthy operation which is best relieved by erecting the chambers at a higher level and placing the casks underneath, communication being made by means of traps in the chamber-bottom, so that the packers can do their work FIG.

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  • Havana, originally founded by Diego Velasquez in 1514 on an unhealthy site near the present Bataban6 (pop. in 1907, 15,435, including attached country districts), on the south coast, was soon removed to its present position, was granted an ayuntam.iento (town council), and shortly came to be considered one of the most important places in the New World.

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  • The climate of the district, although cooler than that of Calcutta, is very unhealthy, and the people have a sickly appearance.

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  • The most unhealthy period of the year follows immediately after the rains, when malaria is prevalent, especially in northern India.

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  • proved very unhealthy.

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  • Port Louis, which is governed by an elective municipal council, is surrounded by lofty hills and its unhealthy situation is aggravated by the difficulty of effective drainage owing to the small amount of tide in the harbour.

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  • along the northern border of Gonda and Bahraich districts the boundary extends close up to the lower slopes of the Himalayas, embracing the damp and unhealthy submontane region known as the tarai.

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  • This region bears the reputation of being the most unhealthy in all India, and in many parts only the acclimatized aborigines can withstand its deadly malaria.

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  • The town is very old and irregularly built, and the climate is unhealthy; nevertheless it has a lively export trade in sugar and coffee and is a regular port of call.

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  • The climate of the coast district is hot, moist and unhealthy, with a season of heavy rain lasting from May to November, during which time variable winds, calms and tornadoes succeed one another.

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  • Some places, such as Bidi in Sarawak, for instance, are notoriously unhealthy; but from the statistics of the Dutch government, and the records of Sarawak and British North Borneo, it would appear that the European in Borneo has in general not appreciably more to fear than his fellow in Java, or in the Federated Malay States of the Malayan Peninsula.

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  • (I) Plague can be carried by fleas from an unhealthy rat.

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  • The winter here, especially in the elevated region of the Paramera and the waste lands of Avila, is long and severe, but the climate is not unhealthy.

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  • Even the Pedias (ancient Pediaeus) does not reach the sea in summer, and its stagnant waters form unhealthy marshes.

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  • Favourable variations of constitution will soon show themselves, and these should be carefully selected to breed from, the tender and unhealthy individuals being rigidly eliminated.

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  • In 1700 the East Indian Company established a factory here; but the place was found to be unhealthy, and the Company's servants were finally attacked by the natives, whom they repulsed with great difficulty.

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  • On the Mediterranean coast, unhealthy salt marshes alternate with rich plains of pleasant and productive huertas or gardens, such as those of Alicante and Denia.

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  • The coast lands are unhealthy and have earned for Sierra Leone the unenviable reputation of being "the white man's grave."

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  • In Alemtejo the climate is very unfavourable, and, though the heat is not so great as in Algarve (where Lagos has a mean of 63°), the country has a more deserted appearance; while in winter when the Tagus overflows, unhealthy swamps are left.

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  • There are localities in the open country and on exposed elevations where healthy conditions prevail, but the greater part of this region is considered unhealthy.

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  • The forest and river scenery of the neighbourhood of Stettin is picturesque, but the low level and swampy nature of the soil render the climate bleak and unhealthy.

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  • Only a small part of the state, the climate of which is very unhealthy, is capable of cultivation; the rest is covered with rocky hills, forest and brushwood.

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  • The climate of the city was originally very unhealthy, but it has improved greatly of recent years with modern sanitation and drainage.

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  • The climate is mild, but humid, and rather unhealthy.

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  • The station, which is very unhealthy, is at the top of a cliff 25 ft.

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  • Gordon, who succeeded him in 1874, abandoned the station on account of its unhealthy site, removing to Lado.

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  • The second part of the act deals with unhealthy dwellinghouses, and requires the urban district council to take steps for the closing of any dwelling-houses within their district which are unfit for human habitation.

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  • The climate is generally hot and humid, but not unhealthy.

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  • Cisterna- &c.), but, owing to the dying out of the small proprietors, it had already become unhealthy at the end of the Republican period.

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  • He disliked the psychological school of art, believing it to be essentially morbid and unhealthy.

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  • The largest island, Lontor, was found too unhealthy to be the site of the principal settlement; but the climate of the islands generally, though hot, is not unhealthy.

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  • This marks the site of the ancient Sipontum, the harbour of Arpi, which became a Roman colony in 194 B.C., and was not deserted in favour of Manfredonia until the r3th century, having become unhealthy owing to the stagnation of the water in the lagoons.

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  • The former has been of slight service in the development of the country because of the unsettled and unhealthy character of the coast region, and the high mountain barriers between its natural ports and the settled parts of the republic. There are only two commercial ports on the coast, Tumaco and Buenaventura, though there are several natural harbours which would be of great service were there any demand for them.

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  • It receives the waters of the Atrato, Bacuba, and a number of small rivers, and penetrates the land about 50 m., but has very little commercial importance because of the unhealthy and unsettled character of the neighbouring country, and because of the bar across its entrance formed by silt from the Atrato.

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  • As a result the coastal plain is covered with swamps and tangled forests, and is extremely unhealthy, except at a few favoured points on the coast.

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  • Mining enterprises and climate drew them into the highlands of the interior, and there they have remained down to the present day, their only settlements on the hot, unhealthy coast being the few ports necessary for commercial and political intercourse with the mother country.

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  • Its elevation above sea-level is only 105 ft., and its climate is hot but not unhealthy.

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  • The climate is hot, and in the low-lying, swampy districts very unhealthy; the prevailing winds are north-west and south-east, the former hot and dry from the arid districts west of Mesopotamia, the latter bearing much moisture from the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean.

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  • Alcira is a walled town, surrounded by palm, orange and mulberry groves, and by low-lying rice-swamps, which render its neighbourhood somewhat unhealthy.

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  • The Tapajos, running through a humid, hot and unhealthy valley, pours into the Amazon 500 m.

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  • The climate of Bhandara is unhealthy, - the prevailing diseases being fever, small-pox and cholera.

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  • It occupies a beautiful but somewhat unhealthy position between the southern end of Lake Vetter and two small lakes, Roksjd and Munksjd.

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  • The climate is humid and unhealthy.

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  • The town itself is unhealthy and strangers especially are apt to be attacked by fever.

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  • The climate, especially from November to April, is somewhat enervating to the Englishman, but not unhealthy.

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  • His prison at Ham was unhealthy, and physical inactivity was painful to the prince, but on the whole the regime imposed upon him was mild, and his captivity was lightened by Alexandrine Vergeot, "la belle sabotiere," or Mdlle Badinguet (he was later nicknamed Badinguet by the republicans).

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  • The climate, though not generally unhealthy, may be inclement in winter and hot in summer.

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  • The tract in which Andkhui stands is fertile, but proverbially unhealthy; the Persians account it "a hell upon earth" by reason of its scorching sands, brackish water, flies and scorpions.

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  • While the climate of the north and south, especially the south, is eminently healthy, and even the intensely heated Sahara is salubrious by reason of its dryness, the tropical zone as a whole is, for European races, the most unhealthy portion of the world.

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  • The Guadalquivir basin is likewise divided by the configuration of the ground into a small upper portion of considerable elevation and a much larger lower portion mainly lowland, the latter composed from Seville downwards of a perfectly level and to a large extent unhealthy alluvium (Las Marismas).

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  • above the sea, the climate of the Sudan is hot and in the river valleys very unhealthy.

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  • in a couple of days), and the place is still most unhealthy.

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  • The climate is unhealthy, perhaps owing to its position in a low valley, 4400 ft.

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  • The climate is unhealthy for Europeans.

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  • The climate, although hot and damp, is not unhealthy.

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  • The neighbourhood is now very unhealthy, and it may be presumed that the process of depopulation, caused by increasingly unhealthy conditions and diminishing sources of food supply, was gradual.

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  • I also seem to have an unhealthy addiction to Sky News!

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  • The NFWI believes this trend is fuelled by the increasingly aggressive promotion of unhealthy food to children.

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  • But many of today's most eminent barristers tend to feel this trend is unhealthy and that a wide range of experience is important.

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  • A healthy plant is also more efficient in using energy and accumulating biomass than an unhealthy one.

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  • bodybuilding contest are unhealthy, but that's just a few days a year.

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  • The world, in the person of those we meet, must shape our lives or else we become unhealthy caricatures of ourselves.

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  • cruelty of intensive farming, unhealthy meat and fattening dairy products, fattening sweet foods, drinking and smoking.

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  • culling of deer involves the selection of older or unhealthy animals which are shot humanely with a high velocity rifle.

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  • deficiencyass="ex">Vitamin deficiencies due to unhealthy food choices can affect a child's sleep.

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  • Undoing years of chaotic or unhealthy eating takes time.

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  • eminent barristers tend to feel this trend is unhealthy and that a wide range of experience is important.

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  • eating healthy is also going to be much easier on your pocket book then eating unhealthy when it comes to its health consequences.

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  • However, you have probably not bought this book just to understand unhealthy jealousy.

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  • This radial ley gradually fanned out over a distance with the result that several kilometers of Strathardle became affected by unhealthy radiations.

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  • There was a powerful unhealthy energy ley passing through the building from this modern cemetery.

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  • Those of us who work in upland path repair can often succumb to a rather unhealthy obsession with the state of footpaths.

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  • While paying lip-service to democracy they perpetuate an unhealthy oligarchy.

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  • Make-up didn't quite hide the dark rings under her eyes or the unhealthy pallor of her skin.

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  • There is an unhealthy preoccupation with that kind of thing and an almost absent concern about being with Christ, seeing Christ.

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  • On one occasion a black-tip reef shark took an unhealthy interest in one of the team's fins.

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  • But the Government is creating an unhealthy reliance on the private sector which will undermine the NHS.

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  • shrine room was apparently keeping the unhealthy spiral at bay.

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  • I have used only one of these on an unhealthy spiral.

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  • Her unhealthy interest in buying men over the internet appears to have unleashed a torrent of trackback spam.

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  • Secondly, an unhealthy dualism that exalts " spirituality " over concrete action and practice is not only profoundly unchristian, but also dangerous.

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  • Chemicals can infuse the air with a scent that mimics fresh aroma, but in some cases they can actually make the air unhealthy.

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  • unhealthy obsession?

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  • unhealthy lifestyle in earlier years.

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  • unhealthy envy.

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  • unhealthy jealousy.

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  • unhealthy spiral feeds from waves on either side.

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  • unhealthy diet with or without meat.

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  • So even the benefits of the tracking devices may be part of a distinctly unhealthy pattern that negates the benefits.

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  • Churches become centered on a particular person in a way that is deeply unhealthy.

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  • Because sensible eating is about distinguishing between healthy and potentially unhealthy foods â for us!

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  • Those of us who work in upland path repair can often succumb to a rather unhealthy obsession with the state of footpaths.

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  • Not only would that be extremely unhealthy, employers would not be impressed.

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  • The 1990s became an increasingly unhealthy decade for the nuclear non-proliferation regime.

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  • unhealthy just to have Robbie Williams.

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  • I suppose this is the reason the climate is considered so unhealthy.

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  • One of the healthy waves had somehow become unhealthy.

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  • Dehydration is probably the major cause of feeling unhealthy on the trail.

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  • However, it also reveals that many of the remaining cells look unhealthy.

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  • If you've stopped growing and still gaining weight, you need to take care it doesn't get unhealthy.

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  • unhealthy in various ways.

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  • vitamin deficiencies due to unhealthy food choices can affect a child's sleep.

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  • Many victims develop an unhealthy relationship to birds: they sprout wings, or cultivate other, less attractive avian characteristics.

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  • above sea-level, the climate is hot, humid and unhealthy, and the conditions for permanent settlement are apparently unfavourable.

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  • The lower districts are hot and often unhealthy in the summer, while the climate of the mountainous portion of the island is less oppressive, and would be still cooler if it possessed more forest.

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  • for lack of proper canalization, while much of the harm is also due to the disforestation of the mountains, owing to which the rains collect in the upland valleys, and are brought down by violent torrents, carrying the soil with them, and so impeding the proper drainage and irrigation of these valleys, and encouraging the formation of unhealthy swamps; moreover, the climate has become much more tropical in character.

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  • The unhealthy lagoons contain abundance of fish.

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  • Hitherto Ostia does not seem to have been very unhealthy.

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  • On the other hand, they may give off unhealthy fumes and produce unpleasant odours.

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  • The climate is naturally good, but continued neglect of sanitary precautions has made the city unhealthy.

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  • The most unhealthy period is from 1st May to 31st October, when there are, from time to time, outbreaks of typhoid, small-pox, diphtheria and other epidemics.

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  • Climate, &c. - It was formerly the custom to speak of the Malay Peninsula as an unhealthy climate, and even to compare it with the west coast of Africa.

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  • This, of course, means that a new station, where clearing, digging, and building are in progress, is often unhealthy for a time, and to this must be attributed the evil reputation which the peninsula formerly enjoyed.

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  • The climate on the coast is hot, humid and unhealthy.

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  • This unhealthy state is frequently combined with etiolation: what is termed rankness is a particular case, and if the factors concerned are removed by drainage, weeding out, free transpiration, &c., no permanent harm may result.

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  • Built on the border of a low plain and having a mean annual temperature of 82° F., the town has the reputation of being unhealthy.

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  • The climate is generally unhealthy during that period and the months following.

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  • The intervening distance, through country exceedingly unhealthy for white men, and therefore promising no traffic except raw materials, does not seem a likely field for rapid railway extension.

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  • Owing to the noxious exhalations of the surrounding forests the town is so extremely unhealthy during the hot weather as to have acquired the title of the "Abode of the Plague."

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  • It is generally applied to the definite unhealthy condition of body known by a variety of names, such as ague, intermittent (and remittent) fever, marsh fever, jungle fever, hill fever, "fever of the country" and "fever and ague."

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  • (1) In the first place, common sense suggests the avoidance, in malarious countries, of unhealthy situations, and particularly the neighbourhood of stagnant water.

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  • When unhealthy situations cannot be avoided, they may be rendered more healthy by destroying the breeding-grounds of mosquitoes in the neighbourhood.

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  • Augustus is said to have conducted here a colony of veterans,' but the place never had any great importance, and the lagoons behind it made it unhealthy, though the construction of the Via Domitiana through it must have made it a posting station.

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  • The climate is for the most part temperate and healthy, but it is hot and unhealthy on the coast.

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  • The intricate water-ways and the stubborn Venetian defence baffled all his attempts to reach Rialto; the summer heats came on; the Lido was unhealthy.

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  • The modern Nezib or Nasibin consists of some 4000 inhabitants, largely Jews, who pay tribute to the Shammar Bedouins., The neighbourhood, we are informed by Arab writers, was at one time richly wooded, but is now somewhat marshy and unhealthy.

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  • Young plants a few inches high are usually attacked; the leaves, beginning with the lower ones, turn yellow, and afterwards become brown and drop. The plants remain very dwarf and generally unhealthy, or die.

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  • On the whole the climate of Syria - if the Jordan valley and the moister districts are excepted - is not unhealthy, though intermittent fevers are not uncommon in some places.

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  • The climate of the protectorate is very hot, but not unhealthy for Europeans if reasonable precautions be taken.

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  • Cato, Varro and Columella all agree that slave labour was to be preferred to free except in unhealthy regions and for large occasional operations, which probably transcended the capacity of the permanent familia rustica.

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  • Thus it encouraged an unrestrained emotionalism, rank superstition, an unhealthy asceticism, and the employment of artificial means to induce the ecstatic state.

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  • It was unhealthy and unprosperous.

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  • The climate of Siberia, however, cannot be called unhealthy, except in certain localities where goitre is common, as it is on the Lena, in several valleys of Nerchinsk and in the Altai Mountains.

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  • in a distance of 170 m., Natal possesses several varieties of climate but is nowhere unhealthy.

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  • Nearly all the country below that elevation is unsuitable for colonization by whites, while the Limpopo flats and other low tracts, including the district between the Drakensberg and the Lebombo hills are extremely unhealthy, blackwater fever being endemic. In the low veld the shade temperature in summer rises to 113° F., but the nights are generally cool, and down to 2000 ft.

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  • While mining is not necessarily an unhealthy occupation, miners are subject to certain diseases resulting from vitiated air, and from unusual or special conditions under which at times they are forced to work.

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  • Although liable to great extremes of temperature, and to a very scanty rainfall, the district is not unhealthy.

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  • (1527-1598), gives to the Aranjuez district a character wholly distinct from that of other Spanish landscapes; and at an early period, despite the unhealthy climate, and especially the oppressive summer heat, which often approaches loo° F., Aranjuez became a favourite residence of the Spanish court.

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  • He bought a vigna in the Borgo near the Vatican, and thereon erected a sumptuous palace after designs by Bramante; and it was here, in the summer of 1503, that he entertained the pope and Cesare Borgia at a banquet that went on till nightfall despite the unhealthy season of the year, when ague in its most malignant form was rife.

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  • It is still mentioned in the 6th century, but was probably destroyed by the Saracens, and its low site, which had become unhealthy, was abandoned in favour of that of the modern town of Minturno (known as Traetto until the 19th century), 459 ft.

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  • Notwithstanding that Freetown possesses an abundant and pure water-supply, drawn from the adjacent hills, it is enervating and unhealthy, and it was particularly to the capital, often spoken of as Sierra Leone, that the designation "White Man's Grave" applied.

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  • The climate is very hot in the summer months and unhealthy.

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  • Steel-grinding was notoriously unhealthy, and manufacturing processes generally were less favourable to life than agricultural.

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  • They were the original inhabitants of the country whom the Aryan conquerors had driven back into the barren hills and unhealthy forests.

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  • The Palazzo del Tribunale (law courts) is a fine building, and the upper town contains several good houses of rich proprietors of the province; while the lower portion is unhealthy.

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  • There is a wide variation of climate for so small a territory, the higher elevations of the Sierra de Ajusco being cold and humid (the Mexican Central crosses the range at an elevation of 9974 ft.); the lower spurs mild, temperate and healthy, the lower valleys subtropical, hot and unhealthy.

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  • Porto Clementino), in an unhealthy position on the low coast, became a Roman colony.

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  • The surrounding country is mostly deep swamp and the station is most unhealthy; mosquitoes are present in millions.

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  • The water-supply is very unhealthy.

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  • The climate is in general very hot and unhealthy, the rainfall being very heavy.

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  • It is notoriously unhealthy; yellow fever is endemic. Little Bassam, renamed by the French Port Bouet, possesses an advantage over the other ports on the coast, as at this point there is no bar.

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  • Their food was nutritious and varied, their dwellings neither unhealthy nor incommodious.

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  • She would seem to have been from the first of a morbid and unhealthy temperament, and beforei'the age of thirteen was the subject of a paralytic seizure.

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  • The climate of the coastal zone and deeper valleys is hot, humid and unhealthy, malarial fevers being prevalent.

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  • The site is so unhealthy that even the Circassians who settled there twenty years ago have almost all died off or emigrated.

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  • The climate corresponds closely to these surface features, being hot and dry throughout the interior, hot and humid, in places unhealthy, along the coast.

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  • But neither the severe climate nor the neighbourhood of wild and warlike hillmen shook their faith, and in the course of half a century, in one of the most unhealthy and unfertile localities in the Caucasus, they transformed this wilderness into flourishing colonies, and continued to live a Christian and laborious life, making friends with, instead of fighting, the hillmen.

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  • Retalhuleu, among the southern foothills of the Sierra Madre, is one of the centres of coffee production, and is connected by rail with the Pacific port of Champerico, a very unhealthy place in the wet season.

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  • The modern village (pop. 2300) is rendered unhealthy by rice-fields.

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  • His attention was drawn to this subject about 1850 by the unhealthy condition of Munich.

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  • He returned to Paris in declining health, and did not long survive the unhealthy sojourn on the Bidassoa; after some political instruction to his young master he passed away at Vincennes on the 9th of March 1661, leaving a fortune estimated at from 18 to 40 million livres behind him, and his nieces married into the greatest families of France and Italy.

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  • The " woolly aphis," " American blight," or " larch blight " (Eriosoma laricis) often attacks the trees in close valleys, but rarely spreads much unless other unhealthy conditions are present.

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  • It was undertaken in 1903, during the administration of President Rodrigues Alves, as part of a vast scheme to improve the sanitary and traffic conditions of the city, including the construction of a new shore-line and filling in the shallow parts of the shore, which had long been considered one of the prime causes of the unhealthy state of the city.

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  • The modern village, which is sometimes called Nea Psara because the inhabitants of Psara were transferred there in 1821, is on unhealthy low-lying ground near the sea.

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  • The summer climate in the confined space within the town is excessively hot and unhealthy.

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  • The climate is very hot, damp and unhealthy, and in the summer months the government headquarters are removed to Erkowit 35 m.

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  • His style betrays the unhealthy influence of Seneca.

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  • A range of low hills affords shelter on the west and south-west; but on every other side there are drained, though still unhealthy, marshes, stretching away to meet the central Walachian plains.

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  • Everywhere it is most unhealthy, and inhabited only by tribes who seem proof against malaria.

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  • There is great natural beauty in the surroundings, but the mountains render the town difficult of access from the interior, and give it an exceptionally hot and unhealthy climate.

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