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  • As it was, the kids might pick up on her fear and emulate.

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  • He pulled away from her, propping up on an elbow as he studied her face.

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  • He rose up on one elbow and frowned.

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  • She rolled over and rose up on an elbow.

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  • He was up on one elbow, his attention fixed on her open blouse.

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  • When she re-entered the bedroom, he was propped up on a pillow, his eyes closed and the blankets tucked around his neck.

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  • She had been lying around all day catching up on her sleep while Carmen worked on her bedroom.

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  • It was possible that his father had given up on him.

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  • She let up on the accelerator long enough to gain control of the vehicle.

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  • She took a suitcase out of the closet and swung it up on the bed.

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  • I figured he would pick up on things I wouldn't.

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  • Bordeaux helped her up on her wagon seat and she smiled down at him.

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  • He swung up on his horse and tipped his hat to her before riding into the desert.

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  • She curled up on the couch and fell asleep.

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  • Cade launched into an investigation of the old truck while Cynthia and Mary caught up on the latest gossip.

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  • Why don't you curl up on the couch and get your bare feet off this cold floor?

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  • We managed the weekend in between together, mostly catching up on domestic chores; Friday night in the downstairs laundry room of my apartment.

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  • You'll get tips from us and follow up on them the same as any tips.

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  • We constantly longed to follow up on our endeavors and make sure what Howie discovered was brought to a positive conclusion.

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  • "Better stock up on Merlot," Martha said on a slow morning.

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  • They'll follow up on the girl's story even though you and I know it's bogus.

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  • At the first hint of below freezing weather, Howie was on the job, covering everything and reading up on all preventive measures known to man.

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  • Betsy might have picked it up on her daily internet search if Howie hadn't been out of action.

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  • Look it up on a map, Swami.

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  • She reluctantly agreed following up on my sighting would be prudent and wouldn't do any harm.

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  • Loreto Plaza Shopping Center up on State Street isn't a large ...

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  • "See if you can pick them up on number six," a young man called.

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  • Sitting, she gave up on the jammed seatbelt after a few useless tugs.

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  • He looked at his watch, aware he had a morning packed with activities to follow up on.

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  • Yully listened, dismayed by the lies stacking up on top of one another.

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

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  • She leaned into him, at peace yet hyped up on adrenaline and desire.

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  • "Thought I'd check up on you," he started.

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  • Thank you for checking up on me and for the offer to protect me.

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  • You could've checked up on me at any point.

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  • Then out of the blue came the call from a sticky-sweet state worker informing the Deans that Martha would be picked up on Saturday morning—this was Thursday—for the introductory reunion.

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  • "Guess I'd better brush up on my Spanish," Dean said, but Fred shook his head.

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  • After eleven pairs of shoes, two stray dogs who gave up on me, and a girl friend who skipped off with a coal truck driver in West Virginia, here I am.

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  • Cynthia turned and propped herself up on an elbow.

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  • Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.

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  • I believe what she said and I promised her I'd follow up on it and that's what I'm doing.

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  • She hung up on me.

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  • I think he'd prefer that to you hanging up on him.

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  • Pumpkin looked at the picture of Randy Byrne, one leg up on a boulder, an I-own-the-world smile on his young face and Jen smiling at him with a look of love.

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  • It was a weekly summer ritual for one or the other, but seldom both; they enjoyed stocking up on local-grown produce.

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  • Had to really bid it up on the Internet to get it.

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  • Two clicks up on the smugness meter.

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  • Look, I feel like a fool asking embarrassing questions, especially to someone as kind as you've been, but my wife and I promised a little girl we'd follow up on this.

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  • Is that what made you freak out up on the mountain?

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  • He pushed up on one elbow and rubbed his eyes.

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  • I was coming home from a movie with some friends and we came up on the accident—it had just happened.

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  • To answer your question, yes, he was supposed to be up on the mountain.

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  • He was, however, quick to pick up on Martha's description of the cigarette package.

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  • A picture of the tin came up on the screen.

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  • Tamer was serious, but Gabriel wasn't about to take him up on it when his own dealers were ditching him.

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  • No one had ever been able to sneak up on her before, and now, it seemed like everyone did.

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  • He rolled over and propped his head up on one elbow, frowning down at her.

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  • He led the horses outside and helped her up on Princess.

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  • You were checking up on me.

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  • He picked it up on the first ring.

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  • When she reached the porch and stepped up on it, she paused, studying a muddy track.

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  • He winced and she resisted the urge to let up on it.

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  • Catching him up on things at the office had been simple enough, as someone was there to visit him several times a week.

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  • She crawled up on the window seat and curled into a ball.

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  • Curling up on the window seat, she gazed out at the moonlit scene on the valley below.

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  • Besides, he'd be upset that she didn't follow up on the call.

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  • I've been reading up on it...

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  • Logan picked up on the third ring.

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  • Twelve hours and forty three souls later, Gabriel gave up on the icons.

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  • Sitting down with a book, she propped her feet up on the table and relaxed, calmed by the sounds of the ocean and the warm sun.

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  • Rhyn knows you're here, which means he'll be checking up on you.

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  • Without looking back, Deidre walked through it and emerged on a familiar beach, the same one she'd ended up on when she leapt from her apartment building.

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  • Deidre curled up on the couch, eyes thoughtful as she studied him.

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  • We had an Immortal wash up on our shores last night.

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  • Since your castle was attacked, we.ve had an Ancient wash up on our shores, Death.s assassin sitting in our hall, and now this.

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  • You show up on your in-laws' doorstep with your friend in tow?

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  • I've given up on finding a nishani for my planet.

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  • Comfortable in the plush office chair, she propped her feet up on her desk and continued to sketch until the picture began to look as she wanted it to.

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  • A trickle of lights lit up on the wall to her right.

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  • She pressed one button, then another, struggling to understand the symbols that popped up on the screen in response.

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  • She'd learned the parts of a warship inside and out while learning the battle planning and looked for the configuration button among her options popping up on the screen.

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  • She was too hot to cry, and she curled up on the grass.

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  • Her body hurt, her head pulsed, and she wanted nothing more than to curl up on a warm rock outside and go to sleep.

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  • "I've not given up on righting your behavior," he assured her.

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  • I've got to bone up on the Reverend Martin and his little woman.

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  • Dean reached up on the sofa and pulled down a few articles of the clothing.

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  • I don't fancy having him show up on our door step but I'm not sure there's much the law can do.

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  • If the man was her husband, she didn't seem in fear of him up on the mountain when I saw them talking.

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  • Ryland picked up on it immediately.

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  • What would you do if I beat up on you?

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  • I've been a bundle of nerves since Edith Shipton first showed up on our doorstep.

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  • Weller put his feet up on the coffee table and took a long swallow.

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  • Fred was snuggled up on the sofa, next to the only woman member of the law-folk group.

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  • "I'll take you up on that offer," Dean answered.

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  • A bunch of under-agers were boozing it up on beer.

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  • "I can put you up on the second floor, in the corner," Fred offered before Dean could make a decision.

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  • When she completed her task, she stepped up on the velvet chair, after modestly lifting her skirt ever so slightly.

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  • The last thing he wanted now was for the police to interview his wife so soon after she'd hung up on him as he lay in bed with the now-dead Edith Shipton.

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  • So she—" Gladys read from her notes, "...stepped up on the velvet chair, tightens the silken cord about her neck, and closed her eyes...."

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  • So Mrs. Martin is up there socializing with Mr. Martin in her heaven, unaware that Mr. Martin is balling his brains out with Annie across the hall—cloud—while Annie, in her heaven, is the happy homemaker up on Oak Street.

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  • I've read up on some of the stuff those fellas can do.

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  • Then he dressed the naked corpse, and pulled her up on the drapery cord.

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  • But he didn't display an iota of love toward her that I picked up on.

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  • He then sat on the sofa, put his feet up on the overstuffed ottoman and once again congratulated himself on his prowess.

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  • Maybe if they worked things out, she would take Jackson up on his offer.

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  • So, you gave up on feeding and bought three suits you don't want?

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  • He jumped and turned toward her, equally amazed that she had snuck up on him.

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  • I can't promise I won't end up on your doorstep before then.

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  • That was the second time this week someone had snuck up on him.

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  • They were quiet for a long time until Elisabeth propped up on her elbow, tracing his jaw line with her finger.

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  • Gee, maybe you should have taken Sam up on her offer.

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  • She cocked her head again, then turned and lumbered to the sofa, and climbed up on it to lie down.

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  • Do me a favor and don't climb back up on your soapbox.

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  • I haven't given up on that horse ranch dream yet.

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  • I thought I was picking up on some major vibes out there.

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  • You were picking up on my surprise.

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  • He leaped up on the stanchion.

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  • Alex might have given up on her, but Josh had doubled his efforts.

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  • She propped up on one elbow and met his gaze.

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  • Some love struck girl is likely to take you up on it.

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  • And I haven't shown up on your doorstep so often because I want you out of my hair.

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  • She curled up on her bed and cried herself to sleep.

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  • It got hung up on a stump and she had to yank from another direction to dislodge it.

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  • The buzzing continued, and she pushed herself up on one elbow.

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  • And, I might need a few assassinations called in to keep things from blowing up on your side of the river.

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  • She reviewed the numbers that popped up on her screen.

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  • An alert popped up on the screen before her as well as on her micro, and she opened it.

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  • You should never offer carte blanche to someone who just might take you up on it.

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  • He took his time with his weapons, needing to keep his hands occupied so he didn't take her up on her offer.

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  • She'd seen Brady thrown from it and no bodies wash up on shore.

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  • Rhyn shook his head, uncertain how he'd ended up on the dream beach when he'd just walked through the portal from the castle in the Alps to Death's underworld.

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  • He heard Hannah crying and smelled the unmistakable scent of human blood before he took a step onto the block.  He strode down the block and paused in front of Hannah's cell.  She was curled up on the bed, sobbing.  When he looked at the cell across from her, he saw why.  Jared stood in the cell, covered in blood.  The cell looked as if a human had exploded, and Rhyn saw a pile of bones Jared had gnawed clean then stacked neatly.

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  • The t-shirt was carefully placed front-side up on the towel.

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  • I'm sure it's a mix up on the part of World Wide.

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  • No. It was just one of those unanswered details I picked up on and figured I'd ask.

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  • There's not a chance in a mil­lion your boy was 50 miles from the drop so don't give Baratto any excuse to clam up on me.

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  • We're just following up on a missing person.

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  • His shirt and tie were in place as usual and Mrs. Lincoln was curled up on the bath mat at his feet, fast asleep.

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  • Nothing new has popped up on that, has it?

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  • That was not to say Fred had given up on amateur detecting.

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  • "You can't miss his campsite," Gibbons answered, "It's the only one without a tent set up on it—just a pile of gear on the ground.

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  • "Hi," Dean responded, bewildered as he rose up on his elbows.

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  • He didn't take her up on the hill because he understood.

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  • Some of them wound up on the table.

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  • Carmen, don't you ever hang up on me again!

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  • He followed her up on the porch and opened the door for her.

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  • I took him up on it this time.

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  • She continued placing the spoons and the hands disappeared - only to end up on her waist.

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  • She should take him up on his offer to purchase a car for her.

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  • Maybe she should take him up on the mountain.

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  • Alex stepped up on the porch and looked down at her.

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  • You've got me up on a pedestal.

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  • He's hung up on the baby thing.

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  • She started to shake her head, but surely he was picking up on something.

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  • I used to walk up on the hill by myself all the time.

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  • I won't go up on the hill without you.

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  • Snapping her sagging jaw up, she pulled the strap up on her shoulder and forced a smile.

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  • Carmen asked where it was and Alex told her – then said she should look it up on his computer.

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  • She picked the receiver up on the fifth ring.

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  • Sooner or later Lori would give up on him.

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  • She was hung up on the biological issue – insisting that if they were patient, God would work miracles and they would have a child, as her parents had.

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  • Carmen Barnett curled up on the window seat and watched from the bay window as the sun cast its first rays on the farmstead below.

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  • He propped his head up on an elbow and gazed down at her, the fingers of one hand working at the tie on her nightgown.

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  • Now let's hang up on the count of three, okay?

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  • The next morning, after church, they doubled up on Ed and rode into the hills.

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  • She tugged the torn sleeve up on her shoulder and stared after him numbly.

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  • He rolled over and propped his head up on one elbow, gazing down at her somberly.

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  • She could pick them up on the way back.

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  • If the child picked up on her fear, it could cause him worse problems.

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  • Carmen looked away and Jonathan climbed up on the porch, lowering himself into the swing.

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  • Jonathan didn't know what to think, but he was picking up on Alex's concern.

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  • You never gave up on me.

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  • He crossed to the seat in front of Damian's desk and propped his feet up on the desk.

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  • He was curled up on the cold floor.

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  • I don't need a pissed Watcher or Other sneaking up on me.

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  • She propped her head up on her hand.

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  • She narrowed the distance again, this time rising up on her tiptoes to kiss him lightly on the lips, the final push over the cliff on which he teetered.

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  • "Are you gonna do something about the Other creeping up on us?" she asked, catching sight of the small creature.

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  • It felt like a lifetime, as if she were looking up on the walls for the first time in an age!

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  • Somehow I think I'll wind up on the losing side no matter what happens.

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  • He watched her lift a bale of hay and step up on the pile.

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  • Lifting it, he stepped up on the pile of hay and tossed the bale on top, straightening it before stepping down.

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  • I want to bury him up on the hill under that dogwood tree where he used to lay during the summer.

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  • He came up on one elbow, his expression wavering between annoyed and hurt.

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  • "That's how I hung up on him," Carmen explained.

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  • Had he said something to his father about their issue, or had Senor Medena merely picked up on the tension between them?

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

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  • The children were picking up on my fears.

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  • The airplane trip to Arkansas seemed like an opportunity to catch up on reading, but his mind kept drifting away from the book.

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  • Clara was packing the supplies into a sack as she rang them up on an old register.

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  • At any rate, he'll probably show up on your door step some time.

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

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  • The rules popped up on the screen.

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  • I had a Natural show up on my doorstep.

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  • The idea he'd never solve this mystery infuriated him, but not as much as the idea she was able to sneak up on him at will.

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  • No part of him felt the need not to check up on her, not when he had no idea where her loyalties were.

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  • "Were you with Damian when he decided to check up on us?" he asked, a note of caution emerging.

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  • She shifted, pushing herself up on her elbow to gaze into his eyes.

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  • His senses picked up on the Guardians and Gods gathered in the red barn.

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  • Dressed in swim trunks and nothing else, his long, lean legs were propped up on the balcony railing.

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  • How I ended up on a cruise?

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  • The following tables, showing the growth of the largest towns in France, are drawn up on the basis of the fourth classification, which is used throughout this work in the articles on French towns, except where otherwise stated.

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  • 24); thirdly, in position and origin, being usually implanted on the extreme edge of the umbrella, but in Narcomedusae they become secondarily shifted and are given off high up on the ex-umbrella (figs.

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  • The tentacles are not inserted on the margin of the umbrella, but arise high up on the ex-umbral surface, and the umbrella is prolonged into lobes corresponding to the interspaces between the tentacles.

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  • Rolled pieces of amber, usually small but occasionally of very large size, may be picked up on the east coast of England, having probably been washed up from deposits under the North Sea.

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  • Elie de Beaumont, in his speculations on the relation between the direction of mountain ranges and their geological age and character, was feeling towards a comprehensive theory of the forms of crustal relief; but his ideas were too geometrical, and his theory that the earth is a spheroid built up on a rhombic dodecahedron, the pentagonal faces of which determined the direction of mountain ranges, could not be proved.'

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  • The premaxilla is always unpaired, but each half has three long processes directed backwards; one fuses with the maxillary bone, another helps to form the anterior part of the palate, while the third, together with its fellow, forms the " culmen " and extends backwards to the frontals, or rather to the ethmoid which there crops up on the surface.

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  • Above that point there is no navigation except by the native rafts (kellek), which descend the river and are broken up on arrival at their point of destination.

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  • Once strongly fortified, it is now surrounded by wide boulevards, and new quarters have grown up on its outskirts.

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  • of Lake Baikal that it climbs up on to the plateau, from which it descends again before it reaches the Pacific.

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  • Of this system - except so far as the confusion of the laws is -concerned - the reform of 1864 made a clean sweep. The new system established - based partly on English, partly on French models - was built up on certain broad 1864.

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  • He early made his mark as a church leader, and took an active part in petitioning against the " five acts " and later against the introduction of a service-book and canons drawn up on the model of the English prayer-book.

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  • churches at Rome the paschal candlesticks were fixtures, but elsewhere they were usually movable, and were brought into the church and set up on the Thursday before Easter.

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  • The whole derrick is set up by keys, no mortices or tenons being used, and thus the complete rig may be readily taken down and set up on a new site.

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  • On the northern side Cimon completed the wall of Themistocles at both ends and added to its height; the ground behind was levelled up on this side also, the platform of the Acropolis thus receiving its present shape and dimensions.

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  • Tradition tells of an older town buried under the sea; and Roman coins and other remains have been washed up on the beach.

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  • Howard, was counter-marched from left to right, until it formed up on the right of the Union line about Ezra Church (about 4 m.

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  • In 1785 White and Mrs Buchan published a Divine Dictionary, but the sect broke up on the death of its founder in spite of White's attempts 1 In August 1908, during some excavations at Dunkeld, remains were found which are supposed to be those of Alexander Stewart, the "wolf of Badenoch."

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  • out in the English Channel, a seaport had grown up on a low peninsula.

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  • A similar residential quarter has also grown up on the N.E., where the line of the old fortifications has become a boulevard.

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  • Pseudo-Joachimite treatises sprang up on every hand, and, finally, in 1254, there appeared in Paris the Liber introductorius ad Evangelium aeternum, the work of a Spiritual Franciscan, Gherardo da Borgo San Donnino.

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  • unfriendly to strangers, but as Greek colonies sprang up on the shores this was changed to euxinus, friendly to strangers.

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  • A few shallow salt lakes are filled by rain water, but they dry up on the setting in of the hot weather, leaving a thick crust of salt on their beds, which is used for commercial and domestic purposes.

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  • By this time Welling- nees,?u1y25 ton had reached it from the allied left; reinforcements to August2, were pressing up on both sides, and about 12,000 allied 1813.

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  • Agriculturists, tanners, merchants and mollahs (priests) were called from Turkestan, and small principalities sprang up on the Irtysh and the Ob.

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  • Of his numerous statues of her, the three most celebrated were set up on the Acropolis.

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  • This was indeed a time when questions concerning boundaries were springing up on every side, for it was only through the moderation with which the high-handed action of Bolivia in regard to the Acre rubberproducing territory was met by the Brazilian government that war was avoided.

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  • The original city grew up on the site of the City of London of the present day, on a slight eminence intersected by the Walor Wall-brook, and flanked on the west by the river Fleet.

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  • Then on the 21st the French, who were on the right next to the Straits, pushed their line forward as the result of a wellplanned local offensive, and this achievement was followed up on the 28th by a successful operation on the part of the British on the extreme left, by which the line at that end was advanced to nearly abreast of Krithia.

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  • The next step is to remove the harvested crop to the drying-shed; primed leaves are placed at once in shallow baskets or boxes, and when under cover are strung on string or on wire and hung up on laths in the barn.

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  • In Ezekiel the throne of Yahweh is borne up on Cherubim, the noise of whose wings is like thunder.

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  • Faguet sums up on the side of M.

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  • Iron and phosphorus unite to form a solid solution which breaks up on cooling into a pearlite.

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  • A rectangular trough of boards, whose dimensions depend chiefly on the size of the planks available, is set up on the higher part of the ground at one side of the claim to be worked, upon trestles or piers of rough stone-work, at such an inclination that the stream may carry off all but the largest stones, which are kept back by a grating of boards about 2 in.

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  • Picking up on his way such reinforcements as were available, he marched southward with all speed behind the Vosges, and in the last stages of the movement he even split up his forces into many small bodies, that the enemy's spies might be misled.

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  • He is said also to have brought the first sun-dial from Catana to Rome, where it was set up on a column in the forum.

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  • Lobau's corps, too, was now arriving and forming up on the heights east of Fleurus.

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  • A man of decisive action when his mind was made up on any given question, his very decisiveness sometimes gave the impression that his judgments were hasty.

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  • It was a cylinder of parchment of about the diameter of a coachwheel, and was literally rolled up on the floor of the house.

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  • The walls of the Acropolis are in of thin slabs of stone set up on end, with others laid across the top of them; at the part of this enclosure nearest to the Lion Gate is an entrance.

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  • The relic was dug up on the Aventine in 1705, and is now in the Louvre.

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  • On the east the Pamir highlands are fenced off from the East Turkestan lowlands by the double border-ridge of Sarik-kol (the Sarik-kol range and the Murtagh or Kashgar range), which has its eastern foot down in the Tarim basin (4000-4500 ft.) and its western up on the Pamirs at 10,500 to 13,000 ft.

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  • Among these the provision of public libraries in the United States and United Kingdom (and similarly in other English-speaking countries) was especially prominent, and "Carnegie libraries" gradually sprang up on all sides, his method being to build and equip, but only on condition that the local authority provided site and maintenance, and thus to secure local interest and responsibility.

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  • Kashgar passed through a troublous time, and in 1514, on the invasion of the Khan Sultan Said, was destroyed by Mirza Ababakar, who with the aid of ten thousand men built the new fort with massive defences higher up on the banks of the Tuman.

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  • At his birth Judas was enclosed in a chest and flung into the sea; picked up on a foreign shore, he was educated at the court until a murder committed in a moment of passion compelled his flight.

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  • or below in winter; higher up on the mountains it is never so warm and along the sea-coast both extremes are considerably less.

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  • Sickness is often explained as due to the absence of the soul; and means are sometimes taken to lure back the wandering soul; when a Chinese is at the point of death and his soul is supposed to have already left his body, the patient's coat is held up on a long bamboo while a priest endeavours to bring the departed spirit back into the coat by means of incantations.

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  • It is found (1) on the Atlantic coastal plain, where it laps up on the Comanchean, or over it to older formations beyond its inland margin; (2) on the coastal plain of the Gulf region in similar relations; (3) over the western plains; (4) in the western mountains; and (5) along the Pacific coast.

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  • Some of the bess is thought to have been derived by the wind from the surface of the drift soon after the retreat of the ice, before vegetation got a foothold upon the new-made deposit; but a large part of the bess, especially that associated with the main valleys, appears to have been blown up on to the bluffs of the valleys from the flood plains below.

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  • The teats vary in number from a single abdominal pair in the guinea-pig to six thoracico-abdominal pairs in the rats; while in the Octodontidae and Capromyidae they are placed high up on the sides of the body.

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  • In dyeing a silk black a certain amount of weight must be added; and the common practice in former times was to make up on the silk what was lost in the scouring.

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  • High up on the windward side of a mountain it is thin, light red or yellow, and of inferior quality.

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  • They adopted children when very young, and brought them up on their own principles.

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  • A special form of funeral rite peculiar to the North was that of cremation on a ship. Generally the ship was drawn up on land; but occasionally we hear, in legendary sagas, of the burning ship being sent out to sea.

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  • D Company was still in the "Iris II.," but the marines were forming up on the mole to make an assault.

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  • As he looked anxiously out for the pierheads at Ostend, breakers suddenly loomed up on the starboard bow, and before the ship could turn she was ashore.

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  • Thus a monochromatic image of the sun, formed of a great number of successive images of the spectral line employed, will be built up on the plate.

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  • Thus a monochromatic image of the sun is built up on the fixed photographic plate.

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  • wide, the water from the pathways is soaked up on each side by capillary attraction, and in this way the roots secure a sufficient supply.

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  • It was from the young Greenland colony that an attempt was made to establish a new outpost in Vinland, but plans for permanent settlement were given up on account of the hostility of the natives, with whom the settlers felt powerless to grapple.

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  • A standing army was kept up on the Rhine, divided into two commands, upper and lower Germany, the headquarters of the former being at Mainz, those of the latter at Vetera, near Xanten.

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  • According to the ordinary practice towards parties in opposition, public meetings were broken up on the smallest pretence, and numerous prosecutions for insult to government officials (Beamtenbeleidigung) were brought against members of the party.

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  • A crowd of small settlements from the old Phoenicia, settlements for trade rather than for dominion, factories rather than colonies, grew up on promontories and small islands all round the coast (Thuc. vi.

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  • Other newspapers were afterwards established upon the same principles; anti-slavery societies, founded upon the doctrine of immediate emancipation, sprang up on every hand; the agitation was carried into political parties, into the press, and into legislative and ecclesiastical assemblies; until in 1861 the Southern states, taking alarm from the election of a president known to be at heart opposed to slavery though pledged to enforce all the constitutional safeguards of the system, seceded from the Union and set up a separate government.

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  • higher up on the opposite side of the Nile, and Heliopolis was 5 or 6 m.

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  • There is probably a superstitious reason for the preference shown by the dead for offerings of this kind; no wish is commoner than that one may receive bread and beer that had gone up on to the altar of the local god, or with which the god had been sated; something of the divine sanctity still clung about such offerings and made them particularly desirable.

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  • In Scandinavia a custom, alluded to in the sagas, of burying the viking in his ship, drawn up on land, and raising a barrow over it, is exemplified by the ship-burials discovered in Norway.

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  • (For further details on the form and arrangement of the flower and its parts, see Flower.) Each stamen generally bears four pollen-sacs (microsporangia) which are associated to form the anther, and carried up on a stalk or filament.

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  • The carpel, or aggregate of carpels forming the pistil or gynaeceum, comprises an ovary containing one or more ovules and a receptive surface or stigma; the stigma is sometimes carried up on a style.

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  • The removal of slums and the regulation of the older parts of the town, in connexion with the construction of the two new bridges across the Danube and of the railway termini, went hand-in-hand with the extension of the town, new quarters springing up on both banks of the Danube.

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  • During the daytime the hillock at the entrance to the burrow is frequently occupied by one or more members of the family, which at the approach of strangers sit up on their hind-legs in order to get a better view.

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  • It has been conjectured that the "estuary" here mentioned refers to the Baltic, the existence of which as a separate sea was unknown to all ancient geographers; but the obscure manner in which it is indicated, as well as the inaccuracy of the statements concerning the place from whence the amber was actually derived, both point to the sort of hearsay accounts which Pytheas might readily have picked up on the shores of the German Ocean, without proceeding farther than the mouth of the Ems, Weser or Elbe, which last is supposed by Ukert to have been the limit of his voyage in this direction.

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  • Brought up on the borderland between civilization and barbarism, constantly trekking, fighting and hunting, his education was necessarily of the most primitive character.

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  • Lower Palaeozoic strata lap up on to the crystalline rocks on all sides of the mountain group. The region is rich in magnetic iron ores, which though mined for many years are not yet fully developed.

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  • The community is broken up on the approach of winter, the males and workers perish, and the young queens after hibernation start fresh nests in the succeeding year.

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  • Bautzen was taken without difficulty; Oudinot and Marmont easily passed the Spree on either side, and were formed up on the other bank of the river by about 4 P.M.

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  • In1877-1884the old town walls were demolished, a promenade and gardens taking their place, and since then a new quarter has grown up on the south side with a fine open place called the Emperor Charles's Plain.

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  • onwards we have the guidance of the "Bills of Mortality" issued in London, which, though drawn up on the evidence of ignorant persons, are doubtless roughly true.

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  • Henriquez had difficult mountainous country to cross before he reached the plain, and both he and Wurm were held up on the Isonzo, where the bridges had been destroyed by the retreating Italians.

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  • His enemies had his head cut off, and set it up on the walls of York adorned with a paper crown.

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  • She is sometimes represented as the goat which suckled the infant-god in a cave in Crete, sometimes as a nymph of uncertain parentage (daughter of Oceanus, Haemonius, Olen, Melisseus), who brought him up on the milk of a goat.

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  • In August he attacked the Persian position at Mycale on the coast of Asia Minor opposite Samos, inflicted a crushing defeat on the land-army, and annihilated the fleet which was drawn up on the shore.

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  • As soon as this first sheet has been levelled up it is fixed on to the cylinder to its exact position, so that it will register or correspond with the type when the press is running, and another trial sheet is struck off, which is treated precisely in the same manner, and is then fastened up on the cylinder on top of the first sheet.

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  • The two great empires, Assyria and Babylon, which grew up on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates, can be separated as little historically as geographically.

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  • Their difficult labours even seemed on the point of success when the assemblage of prelates refused assent, and the conference broke up on the 9th of October - a result which barred the way to a pacific understanding with the Huguenots.

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  • It is now wrung out so as to remove as much water as possible, and then hung up on lines prepared on the spot, to dry in the sun."

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  • Within this is a maze of structures out of which rises the colossal ruin of the theatre, built up on arches like a Roman amphitheatre for lack of a convenient hill-side to be hollowed out in the usual Greek fashion.

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  • 535, after expelling the Goths, and a second town probably grew up on the heights round it, for Constantine Porphyro, genitus, in the 10th century, alludes to "Lower Cattaro" (TO KetTw DEKdrepa).

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  • Armies closed up on their advanced elements (the I.

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  • The line of the defenders was unusually dense; Edward, in forming up on an equal front with greatly superior numbers, found his army almost hopelessly cramped.

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  • His statue was often set up on rocks and mountains as a protection against excessive heat.

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  • 9 contains tools and weapons of the Neolithic period such as are dug up on European soil; they are evident relics of ancient populations who used them till replaced by metal.

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  • Finding one day a challenge-glove stuck up on the door of a church where he was to preach, he took it down with his own hand, and proceeded to the pulpit to inveigh against the unchristian custom.

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  • The nut was long known only from sea-borne specimens cast up on the Maldive and other coasts, was thought to grow on a submarine palm, and, being esteemed a sovereign antidote to poisons (Lusiad, x.

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  • The Union right was crumpled up on the centre, where Major-General G.

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  • (1908), the story had its origin in a rite - the taboo of military spoils, which led to their being heaped up on consecrated ground that they might not be touched.

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  • The victorious Israelites shall come up on Mount Zion to rule the mountain of Esau, and the kingdom shall be Yahweh's (vers.

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  • The district is well planted with mulberries and produces much silk, most of which is worked up on the spot.

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  • In their arboreal life, and the habit of sitting up on their hind-legs with their food grasped in the fore-paws, dormice are like squirrels, from which they differ in being completely nocturnal.

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  • Like the highlands of eastern Asia, those of Turkestan are mostly built up on Pre-Cambrian gneisses and metamorphic slates, resting upon granites, syenites, old orthoclase porphyries, and the like.

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  • There are numerous breweries, saw and flour mills, and manufactures of preserves, soap, candles, glass and paper, especially in the busy suburb that has sprung up on the right bank of the Urumea.

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  • In 1893 a bronze statue of him was also set up on the Iselberg.

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  • At the end of this month or in June the ice is breaking up on the lakes, woods rush into leaf, and the unbroken daylight of the northern summer soon sets in.

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  • They are very poor, and either worked up on hints given in genuine stories or altogether apocryphal.

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  • Having fallen in love with his own reflection in the waters of a spring, he pined away (or killed himself) and the flower that bears his name sprang up on the spot where he died.

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  • In January 1680 he addressed to the king a long letter on the subject of his sins; he was known to have received the dangerous confidence of Wilmot, earl of Rochester, in his last illness; and he was even suspected, unjustly, in 1683, of having composed the paper drawn up on the eve of death by William Russell, Lord Russell, whom he attended to the scaffold.

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  • She did, indeed, join with Athens and Achaea in 353 to prevent Philip of Macedon passing Thermopylae and entering Phocis, but beyond this she took no part in the struggle of Greece with the new power which had sprung up on her northern borders.

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  • Sherman's corps was graudally brought over the river near the mouth of Chickamauga Creek, and formed up on the east side.

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  • For purposes of defence early settlers naturally chose elevated ground, frequently a hill with precipitous sides, and these early citadels became in many parts of the world the nuclei of large cities which grew up on the surrounding lower ground.

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  • One of the most important questions which Gordon had to take up on his appointment was the state of the political relations between Egypt and Abyssinia, which had been in an unsatisfactory condition for some years.

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  • Consider this as an example of my brilliance; "After," is an organization designed to follow up on unresolved crimes, many being pursued because of mysterious tips from my nemesis.

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  • Damian sat in his office before the computer, glancing between the instant messaging boxes popping up on one computer screen and the geospatial depiction of the past hundred years' worth of battles between his Guardians and the Black God's vamps on another screen.

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  • So Mrs. Martin is up there socializing with Mr. Martin in her heaven, unaware that Mr. Martin is balling his brains out with Annie across the hall—cloud—while Annie, in her heaven, is the happy homemaker up on Oak Street.

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  • agencyever your reason for setting up on your own there are a number of government agencies out there to help.

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  • This was picked up on by Radio 1. This must be viewed as the usual bullshit for which the Sun is rightly infamous!

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  • comical moments tend to sneak up on you.

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