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  • I figured you could use the rest.
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  • I could use the help.
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  • I guess he's going to use it in his business.
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  • Think of all the machines you use to do your job.
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  • We sure could use you.
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  • It was ridiculous to live in a 3-bedroom apartment and only use two bedrooms.
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  • Then come in and use the phone if you want.
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  • Miss Sullivan and I kept up a game of guessing which taught me more about the use of language than any set lessons could have done.
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  • If I could use your phone, Mrs. Giddon, I'll see if I can find someone to come get me.
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  • What's the use of talking about me?
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  • One can at least be of use on the staff...
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  • How does he use it?
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  • He looked angry enough to use it on her.
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  • (The use of such practices continued into the scientific age: While Jenner was inoculating people with his new smallpox vaccine, doctors were draining half a gallon of blood from George Washington for his sore throat, a procedure that hastened his death.
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  • There lay his old clothes curled up by use, as if they were himself, upon his raised plank bed.
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  • You don't have to use it; just have it ready.
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  • Around the world, more than a billion mobile devices that both take and send photographs are currently in use, spread even to the poorest parts of the globe.
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  • It was a unique chance to show his devotion to the Emperor and he had not made use of it....
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  • It's no use your going to the commander-in-chief.
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  • Instead, she decided to use that extra hour to take a relaxing bath.
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  • We could use your help on how we remain anonymous.
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  • Of what use would they and their drumsticks be?
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  • Of what use this measuring of me if she does not measure my character, but only the breadth of my shoulders, as it were a peg to bang the coat on?
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  • Alex instantly provided a little white bag and she made use of it.
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  • About this time I found out the use of a key.
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  • As I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.
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  • Your excellency, I should like to be of use here.
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  • "Well, you know it's burned, so what's the use of talking?" said the major.
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  • At last James Hogg said, "It's of no use; all we can do is to go home and tell the master that we have lost his whole flock."
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  • It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
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  • I use the Hammond typewriter.
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  • I now first began to inhabit my house, I may say, when I began to use it for warmth as well as shelter.
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  • The layout makes the best use of direct and indirect lighting for a warm, inviting dining experience.
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  • Actually, what I said was that no one got to the point that they couldn't use more money.
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  • I could use a day cleaning up the barn.
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  • But our neighbor, Johnson, is sending the nag to Exeter for the use of a lady who is to ride back with me.
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  • What is the use of that, when a third of their army has melted away on the road from Moscow to Vyazma without any battle?
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  • They understood that the saddles and Junot's spoon might be of some use, but that cold and hungry soldiers should have to stand and guard equally cold and hungry Russians who froze and lagged behind on the road (in which case the order was to shoot them) was not merely incomprehensible but revolting.
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  • Jonathan found a stick larger on one end than the other to use for a bat.
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  • We're already late getting started on account of him and the saddle bum will probably use up another half-hour of daylight eating our food.
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  • You could pretend to use the toilet and see if he's all right.
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  • Are you able to maximize the use of this ability?
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  • "No use to make laws," said another, "for they will never be needed."
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  • I use playing cards marked in the upper right-hand corner with braille symbols which indicate the value of the card.
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  • How can he remember well his ignorance--which his growth requires--who has so often to use his knowledge?
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  • Be kind, and use your wits.
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  • So what was the use of performing various operations on the French who were running away as fast as they possibly could?
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  • Secondly it was attained by the guerrilla warfare which was destroying the French, and thirdly by the fact that a large Russian army was following the French, ready to use its strength in case their movement stopped.
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  • But until death came she had to go on living, that is, to use her vital forces.
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  • Her attention focused on finding something to use as a crutch.
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  • As a matter of fact, the place could use a little sprucing up.
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  • Certainly some of the medical practices of the ancient world, such as bloodletting and the use of leeches, seem to us at least misguided and at worst, barbaric.
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  • I had an idea that I could win the love and confidence of my little pupil by the same means that I should use if she could see and hear.
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  • But I did not always use this staff of life.
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  • "Colonel," interrupted the officer of the suite, "You must be quick or the enemy will bring up his guns to use grapeshot."
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  • Selection of sushi includes trout, tuna, octopus, and sea urchin, as well as a variety of rolls that use ingredients like avocado, shrimp tempura, eel sauce and even raw filet mignon.
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  • Our restaurant strives to use fresh ingredients in their recipes to ensure quality.
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  • This restaurant has initiated an in-house program to use sustainable products when available.
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  • A few weeks wouldn't mean the difference in paying for college, and she could use the time to relax.
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  • Nonsense, you're not putting us out, but you're more than welcome to use the phone... and please call me Sarah.
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  • You might as well know right now that I wanted to buy your ranch so I could use the creek.
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  • There are lots of folks who would use their genie-wish to do just that.
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  • The article listed past instances of use, admitting on rare occasions the psychic proved helpful to police investigations.
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  • We can use that.
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  • We could use someone like you here.
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  • Don't use my name!
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  • Naturally he didn't use his bathroom.
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  • You use to meet a challenge head on.
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  • And how could she use Alex that way?
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  • When a husband dies 'intestate leaving a widow and issue, the widow is entitled to the life use of one-third of the real estate and to one-third of the personal estate absolutely.
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  • These "apparelled albs" (albae paratae) continued in general use in the Western Church till the 16th century, when a tendency to dispense with the parures began, Rome itself setting the example.
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  • Horses appear to be fond of this species, and in Sweden it is stored for use as winter fodder.
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  • Napier may thus have been the first to use the expression "quantity less than nothing."
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  • "I'll use the king," said the boy, and pulled his prisoner out of the buggy.
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  • And yet, by the coarse measures we use, in a sense we have the same level of prosperity because we both have cars.
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  • The manual alphabet is that in use among all educated deaf people.
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  • I SHALL USE COMPLETE SENTENCES IN TALKING TO HER, and fill out the meaning with gestures and her descriptive signs when necessity requires it; but I shall not try to keep her mind fixed on any one thing.
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  • But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.
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  • To be in Anna Pavlovna's drawing room he considered an important step up in the service, and he at once understood his role, letting his hostess make use of whatever interest he had to offer.
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  • Partly because of the depressing memories associated with Bald Hills, partly because Prince Andrew did not always feel equal to bearing with his father's peculiarities, and partly because he needed solitude, Prince Andrew made use of Bogucharovo, began building and spent most of his time there.
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  • "It seems it's no use knocking one's head against a wall!" he said, coming from the window and giving Rostov a large envelope.
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  • "I must use my freedom while I feel so much strength and youth in me," he said to himself.
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  • He came every day to the Rostovs', but did not behave to Natasha as an affianced lover: he did not use the familiar thou, but said you to her, and kissed only her hand.
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  • She felt sorry for herself: sorry that she was being wasted all this time and of no use to anyone-- while she felt herself so capable of loving and being loved.
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  • Use one rope if the rappel is less than half the length of your rope.
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  • Use your fingers to feed your date the couscous with duck and she'll never forget the experience.
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  • Business travelers can make use of the hotel's in-house business center.
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  • It is an especially fun and authentic place to eat because they use local ingredients and cook in a contemporary local style.
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  • Priding itself on ecologically friendly practices such as the use of renewable energy, the restaurant's food is seasonal and the menu changes based the local availability of ingredients.
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  • There are steak restaurants that specialize in cooking food over wood fired grills and use fresh seasonal produce grown in the region in recipes.
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  • "I'll use our phone card and call from uptown," he told his wife.
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  • He then asked if he might use her telephone with his phone card.
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  • Cynthia and the old man do more running Bird Song than you and I'll bet you could use the dough.
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  • I can use the peace.
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  • How could Edith be sure which rope he'd use?
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  • We could use the money.
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  • Jackson was always ready to influence people, yet Sarah insisted they use that as a last resort.
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  • I bet you could use a hair of the dog.
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  • He would have that bitch if he had to use brute force.
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  • Hopefully they would get to use it.
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  • I only use unscented products.
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  • I think I really could use one.
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  • Please share, I could use a laugh.
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  • She did want to use the bags first, and if Jackson hadn't been in this state, he would be getting a shrill earful for feeding from the bottles.
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  • What kind of cheese did you use in the omelet?
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  • He sat down with the bottle, not bothering to use a glass.
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  • I thought you could use this, unless you're trying to starve yourself.
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  • I'm guessing you don't want a glass of port tonight, but believe me, I could use a drink.
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  • Jackson, which jeweler did you use?
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  • Once they had settled on October 12th for the wedding, and decided to use the same caterer they used for the Halloween gala, Elisabeth suggested they give it a rest until after Christmas.
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  • Once again she was inviting him to visit, but this time she said Carmen had offered to let him use a room upstairs.
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  • It sounds like they could use some help.
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  • Anyway, we could use a man around the place for a while.
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  • We don't normally use them.
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  • There was work to do in the barn and Katie could use some quality time with her brother, so Carmen left them in the kitchen, doing dishes.
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  • As Carmen glanced around the coop for something to use as a weapon, one of the chickens ricocheted off the wall and hit her head.
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  • I suppose I could use a few hours away from this place, though.
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  • She took a quick step back, glancing around for something to use as a weapon.
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  • There must be something she could use in the barn - a pitchfork, anything.
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  • Yeah. They didn't use it.
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  • His use of Guardian's words confused her already drained mind.
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  • We can use those for supplies.
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  • "I'm just glad you didn't know how to use it right," he said.
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  • "Did you use the anti-bac?" he asked.
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  • He was ruthless, beyond loyal to the few he trusted, and quick to use his influence to get Brady access to any of the government's supplies, technology, intelligence, and anything else Brady requested it.
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  • I've never been a saint; I saw I could use her, so I put her in college and brought her to work for me.
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  • I turned her into something I could use in my office to open more doors for our cause.
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  • "I don't have any empirical evidence to suggest—" "Don't use that fed speak on me," Elise said with an exasperated sigh.
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  • Elise, can I use your micro?
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  • "I don't think fathers use their daughters as you did," she whispered.
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  • Greene gassed everyone in the mountain and intended to take over the Peak and use it as a base of operations for his people to use as they took over the eastern half of the US.
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  • I decided to use that and keep you close.
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  • His voice was gravelly from lack of use, and his arms and legs felt heavy as he tested them.
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  • Could I possibly use the restroom first?
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  • Of course, she'd spent the last twenty years in the competitive upper-class circles, learning how to keep out of the way of those who would use her to get to Mr. Tim.
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  • Lana hesitated then sat, watching Kelli use the bread in place of utensils to eat her dinner.
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  • Thanks again to your docs for showing us how to use them.
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  • Looks like you could use a decent meal.
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  • Rhyn considered how he might use the demon, as he had once before.  He didn't answer, pushing the door open to the cell block.  Nearly all the cells were empty.  "Where is everyone?" he asked.
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  • He always took a bathing suit along on his trips but more times than not he was too busy to use them.
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  • We use local doctors and dentists and Jeff tries to schedule evening appointments because it's diffi­cult with his working in Philadelphia.
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  • We're not running 'Police Investigation 101,' so you can use it as a class­room to play detective.
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  • Cleary had contacted her by telephone, saying he was looking for a furnished apartment to use when he traveled to the city.
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  • But I could use that drink.
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  • She added, "I could use the exercise."
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  • Hopefully, they'll use me as a full-time therapist later.
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  • Dean felt a pang of guilt for not put­ting the day to better use but figured he deserved a little time off to reconnoiter.
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  • He'd made a courtesy call on Mrs. Glass who had promptly donated a vacant furnished apartment for his use.
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  • Why not just move someplace else and start anew, and gradually make use of the cash?
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  • It's not that I can't use the dough but it bugs me, you know?
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  • Dean found the motel without difficulty and with the use of his police badge, he obtained access to the empty room.
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  • Stop moving around—I've still got the gun and I'll use it.
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  • What did you do, use the address on the postcard he'd filled out for her before you killed him?
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  • "Looks like we could use some rain," he said in a casual tone.
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  • It wasn't that much out of the way and she could use the walk.
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  • It certainly didn't bother Alex to use her property before they were married.
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  • If you don't want me to use it, just say so.
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  • I wanted you to use it.
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  • If you'll tell me how much you use each week, I'll replace it and we'll keep that base.
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  • He might not appreciate the china the way she did, but he would understand and support her desire to make use of it.
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  • It doesn't give a good clean shave, so I use one of these a couple times a week.
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  • I hadn't thought about it, but it must be difficult to use a different name after using it your entire childhood.
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  • Aren't these the same dishes you didn't want to use at your house?
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  • If you want me to use yours...
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  • You don't use good judgment.
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  • Soon they would have two nephews to enjoy, and Katie could use the help.
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  • He was probably upset that she didn't answer her cell phone, but he had given her strict orders not to use it when she was driving.
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  • He would likely use her desire for a biological child as a ploy.
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  • I could use some geldings on my horse ranch.
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  • Nobody gets to the point that they can't use more money, sweetheart.
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  • Meanwhile, the boys could use some attention.
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  • They could all use the diversion.
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  • The doctor said if I'm use to it, I can ...
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  • And don't use the term, mentally disturbed.
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  • If they get used, we'll use them together.
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  • If nothing else, he could use some counseling.
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  • She's not of much use to the White God.
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  • You, love, I have more than one use for.
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  • She'd be unable to use her gift against him in a matter of a few days.
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  • What use are you to them?
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  • I don't know how to use it yet, but I want to learn.
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  • "I'll never, ever, let you use me to get to him, Xander," she replied.
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  • She wasn't about to let him use her to betray any of them, especially Darian, who had gone through too much already.
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  • Sofi had taught him to use his cell phone and Dusty had taught him the computer.
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  • Xander taught me how to use my body.
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  • How did he teach you to use your body?
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  • So what if I use what I am to get what I want from her?
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  • If Jonny found out, if the Others grab me, they'll use me to destroy Darian.
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  • Sofi and Bianca had taught him how to care for someone else, and he was going to put those lessons to good use with his stubborn mate.
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  • If I can use the magic of another.
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  • They can't evade each other the way they can in the mortal world, so they use bodyguards.
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  • I don't know what he wanted, but he must've been trying to use me, he said.
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  • Maybe they wanted to use Jenn against him.
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  • He will become the demon's host, and will use the demon's power to defeat our enemies.
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  • If I'd known how to use this magic last
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  • My great-uncle said I must only use the demon's power for others or risk the demon's curse.
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  • It's been too long since I was last able to use my legs.
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  • Their petting grew more frenzied, more instinctive, and far from the languid, sensuous control he had intended to use with her.
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  • It gives me all its power and strength, to use to crush the barbarians and throw them all from the cliffs.
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  • After summers of waiting and years of agony underground, he had his tool to use against Memon.
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  • We use its powers to help our people.
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  • It wasn't the first time Carmen had used a gun, but it was the first time Alex had seen her use one.
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  • Other than that, she had given his gun little use.
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  • If I don't care which route I use and he does, why should I contest him?
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  • Alfonso lost the use of his cell phone for a month and Alex grounded Jonathan for the same amount of time.
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  • She wanted to know if you could use some help.
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  • Actually, I could use more help.
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  • Well, I could use a break.
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  • He'd use that for an excuse and … Alex rolled his eyes and interrupted.
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  • He says it will remind me not to use it.
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  • Actually, it reminds me that I can't use it.
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  • Probably, but what good does it do me to take the sling off if I can't use the shoulder?
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  • When was the last time you had to use a gun to defend yourself on our land?
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  • From now on she'd use the step-stool instead of doing it the lazy way.
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  • You'd better put the sling on so you won't forget and use it too much.
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  • He could use it right now.
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  • I don't know, but hikers can use them to haul their things.
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  • She could use one if she was going to run goats again.
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  • Why don't we use one candle for every five years?
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  • She could use that to lease the place and live while she looked for a job.
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  • A stainless steel sink was set into home made cabinets, whose cutting board top was marred with years of use.
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  • Would you mind if I gave this number to my Father for emergency use only?
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  • I don't know how to use one.
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  • What was its use?
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  • Great. I'll use it in here.
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  • You can use the flashlight.
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  • They gave me another one to use until my lease is up.
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  • Sure. You didn't think I bought one to use for four weeks, did you?
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  • Men use that excuse as a means of retaining complete control.
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  • She glanced around the room for something to use in self-defense.
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  • Little did he know what she had suspected - or how much his use of the word catamount had revealed.
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  • Would she be able to use it?
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  • Well, that would be a little drastic, but it wouldn't hurt us to use some alternate methods to pest control.
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  • When we use pesticides, we kill them as well as the harmful insects - and even the bees.
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  • I'll have to use brute force, then.
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  • Xander was forced to learn to use his special skills to steal from the market's patrons rather than beg with the rest of the kids.
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  • We will build an army unlike any that has ever existed, and we will use it to seek revenge on your father for betraying you and her.
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  • He suspected nothing, especially not that his use to her was gone.
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  • Even I would fall to his manipulation, if he were to use it on me.
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  • "Hey, guys, I could use a hand with the groceries!" she called as she entered.
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  • You use your talent to help me, and I leave your family alone.
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  • Obtain something from someone along with instructions on how to use it.
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  • They didn't live on the nice side of town, but she suspected Jonny didn't have to worry about security, when he could just use his weird magic to get him places.
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  • He loved to learn them, to explore the depths of the human motivation for keeping them and eventually, to use them against those around him.
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  • You can't use our truce to ask for favors.
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  • "If you want to get a red-based stain out, you have to use lemon, dish soap and hot water," she explained.
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  • She'd make a great tool to use against any enemies he wanted to spy on, he admitted.
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  • Did Jonny figure that out and plan to use her against him?
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  • I'm wondering if I couldn't use a distraction.
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  • I can use his lesson against him.
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  • "You couldn't use the tray and make one trip?" he asked.
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  • There's no other history, unless they're at it again and trying to use Jonny to try to get to me.
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  • He knew when and where to use his strength.
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  • Seems like he could use a sidekick.
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  • The same skill you have that we would help you learn to use is also of interest to those we are trying to protect humans from.
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  • She had a feeling it would tear her apart and he would use that as leverage.
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  • When I was ten, I learned to use my unique set of skills to steal money for us.
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  • I didn't understand it until much later that she wanted to destroy the immortal world and use my vamps to do it.
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  • When my mother died, Eden gave me a choice: to use my special gifts for her benefit.
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  • She, however, had no further use for me.
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  • Did you use your mind magic to set up the photo shoot with you and me?
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  • They'd have to confront him at some point, especially if they hoped to use the necklace.
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  • "I know when and where to use my strength," Xander replied.
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  • His confinement was strict and injured his health, but he was allowed the use of books.
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  • Bakewell is noted for a chalybeate spring, of use in cases of chronic rheumatism, and there are baths attached to it.
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  • In the United Kingdom the employment of brewery yeasts selected from a single cell has not come into general use; it may probably be accounted for in a great measure by conservatism and the wrong application of Hansen's theories.
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  • He refused to use his full influence in favour of the candidacy of Charles of Valois, brother of Philip IV., lest France became too powerful; and recognized Henry of Luxemburg, whom his representatives crowned emperor at the Lateran in 1312.
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  • In August he skirmished with Sir James Yeo's small squadron of six vessels, but made little effective use of his own fourteen.
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  • She had regained her liberty, and made no secret of her intention to use it to the full.
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  • But with a strange want of delicacy, to use the mildest term, she made love at the same time to a young Venetian doctor whom she had called in, by name Pagello.
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  • Kelvin, Maclean and Galt regard this property of falling water as an objection to the use of a water-dropper indoors, though not of practical importance when it is used out of doors.
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  • The inhabitants of tropical America sometimes keep fireflies in small cages for purposes of illumination, or make use of the insects for personal adornment.
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  • In France mushroom-growers do not use the compact blocks or bricks of spawn so familiar in England, but much smaller flakes or "leaves" of dry dung in which the spawn or mycelium can be seen to exist.
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  • To command a regular supply, however, at all seasons, the use of a mushroom-house will be found very convenient.
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  • At this period the preceptors of the tsarevich had the highest opinion of his ability; but, unfortunately, it was not the sort of ability that his father could make use of.
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  • If the wife dies intestate the husband has a right to the use of her real estate for life, and to one-third of the personal estate if there is issue; otherwise to the whole.
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  • There is hardly a page of Ovid which does not show obligations to his poems, while other writers made a more sparing use of his stories.
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  • At the present time, so far as the Roman Catholic Church is concerned, apparelled albs are only in regular use at Milan (Ambrosian Rite), and, partially, in certain churches in Spain.
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  • There is no definite rule as to the material or character of the ornamentation, and attempts have been made, especially in England, to revive the use of the apparelled alb.
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  • In England at the Reformation the alb went out of use with the other "Mass vestments," and remained out of use in the Church of England until the ritual revival of the 19th century.
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  • Simple roofs in general use with a double slope are the " coupled rafter roofs," the rafters meeting at the highest point upon a horizontal ridge-piece which stiffens the framework and gives a level ridge-line.
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  • Hastings was soon released at the intercession of the Dutch resident, and made use of his position at Murshidabad to open negotiations with the English fugitives at Falta, the site of a Dutch factory near the mouth of the Hugli.
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  • The youngest servant of the Company claimed the right of trading on his own account, free from taxation and from local jurisdiction, not only for himself but also for every native subordinate whom he might permit to use his name.
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  • At a later date he was charged by Burke with having taken up profitable contracts for supplying bullocks for the use of the Company's troops.
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  • Beyond the introduction of the spider line it is unnecessary to mention the various steps by which the Gascoigne micrometer assumed the modern forms now in use, or to describe in detail the suggestions of Hooke, 4 Wren, Smeaton, Cassini, Bradley, Maskelyne, Herschel, Arago, Pearson, Bessel, Struve, Dawes, &c., or the successive productions of the great artists Ramsden, Troughton, Fraunhofer, Ertel, Simms, Cooke, Grubb, Clarke and Repsold.
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  • A still further facility was given to the use of the filar micrometer by the introduction of clockwork, which caused the telescope automatically to follow the diurnal motion of a star, and left the observer's hands entirely at liberty.'
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  • Other astronomers use the two distance-measuring webs, placed at a convenient distance apart, for position wires.
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  • Some examples of use of the latter are given by Professor Pritchard (Mem.
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  • In the measuring machines in general use the field of view, as in the case of the glass-scale micrometer, is sufficiently large to include the image of the 5 mm.
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  • The dialects differ very much in different parts of the island, so that those who speak one often cannot understand those who speak another, and use Italian as the medium of communication.
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  • In the south-east they have largely gone out of use, but elsewhere, especially in the mountainous districts, they are still habitually worn.
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  • The construction varies with the site, obviously with a view to the best use of the ground from a strategic point of view.
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  • They have the perpetuity of conventions which contain no time limitation; but, like every human convention, they can be denounced, in the form in use for international treaties, and for good reasons, which are summed up in the exigencies of the general good of the country.
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  • They also reject the use of crucifixes and other symbols and ceremonies retained by the Lutherans.
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  • Its use is not confined to Southern Rhodesia and should not properly be restricted to any one particular site.
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  • The principles of construction, the use of stone and cement are the same as in the "elliptical" kraal; there is no definite plan, the shape and arrangement of the enclosures being determined solely by the natural features of the ground.
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  • The attention of the reader was distracted, and his good taste annoyed, by the incessant use of puns, of which Hood had written in his own vindication: "However critics may take offence, A double meaning has double sense."
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  • Now it is true that the critic must be unconscious of some of the subtlest charms and nicest delicacies of language who would exclude from humorous writing all those impressions and surprises which depend on the use of the diverse sense of words.
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  • Artists have been known to use the left hand in the hope of checking the fatal facility which practice had conferred on the right; and if Hood had been able to place under some restraint the curious and complex machinery of words and syllables which his fancy was incessantly producing, his style would have been a great gainer, and much real earnestness of object, which now lies confused by the brilliant kaleidoscope of language, would have remained definite and clear.
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  • Since the abolition of flogging in the services, the use of the cat is now restricted to certain classes of offenders in military prisons (Army Act 1881, § 133).
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  • With Descartes the use of exponents as now employed for denoting the powers of a quantity becomes systematic; and without some such step by which the homogeneity of successive powers is at once recognized, the binomial theorem could scarcely have been detected.
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  • The same dignity appeared in the grave beauty of his features, though the abnormal height of his cranium afforded an opportunity for ridicule of which the comedians made full use.
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  • In Scotland the public greens are selfsupporting, from a charge, which includes the use of bowls, of one penny an hour for each player; in London the upkeep of the greens falls on the rates, but players must provide their own bowls.
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  • On crown-greens it is customary to use a small biased wooden jack to give the bowler some clue to the run of the green.
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  • In 1859 he began, in concert with Sir William Thomson (afterwards Lord Kelvin), to work on problems respecting the making and use of cables, and the importance of his researches on the resistance of gutta-percha was at once recognized.
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  • In the circular form it constitutes a natural and even primitive use of the idea of a crown, modified by an equally simple idea of the emanation of light from the head of a superior being, or by the meteorological phenomenon of a halo.
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  • From this early astrological use the form of "glory" or "nimbus" has been adapted or inherited under new beliefs.
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  • From this vantage-ground Ritschl criticizes the use of Aristotelianism and speculative philosophy in scholastic and Protestant theology.
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  • The latter selected a position a few hundred yards to the north-east of the old city of Chung-tu or Yenking, where he founded the new city of Ta-tu ("great capital"), called by the Mongols Taidu or Daitu, but also KhanBalik; and from this time dates the use of the latter name as applied to this site.
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  • This was the name in common use when the Jesuits entered China towards the end of the 16th century, and began to send home accurate information about China.
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  • But it is not so now; the names in ordinary use being King-cheng or King-tu, both signifying "capital."
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  • deeds of Iskander; and Firdousi made use of the story in the Shdhndma.
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  • The superiority which is claimed for Burton ales is attributed to the use of well-water impregnated with sulphate of lime derived from the gypseous deposits of the district.
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  • The consideration of temperature as affecting the use of a standard pitch was not attended to when the French government issued its ordonnance.
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  • high; the distortion has evidently taken place through the use of unseasoned timber and consequent warping of the woodwork.
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  • Its long subjection to Turkey has left little trace of antiquity, and the most striking features in the general view are the minarets of the disused mosques (only four are now in use) and the Mahommedan burying-grounds.
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  • But he is always ingenious, often witty, and nobody has carried farther than he the harmony of diction, sometimes marred by an affectation of symmetry and an excessive use of antithesis.
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  • The sumach is largely grown in the Mirdite district; its leaves are exported to Trieste for use in tanneries and dyeworks.
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  • Gold and silk embroidery, filigree work, morocco and richly-braided jackets are produced for home use and for sale in Bosnia, Macedonia and Montenegro.
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  • The groundwork, so far as it can be ascertained, and the grammar are Indo-European, but a large number of words have been borrowed from the Latin or Italian and Greek, and it is not always easy to decide whether the mutilated and curtailed forms now in use represent adopted words or belong to the original vocabulary.
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  • In the use of these no uniform system has yet been adopted.
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  • An alphabet of fifty-two letters, some presenting ancient Phoenician and Cretan forms, was found by Hahn in partial use at Elbassan and Tirana; its antiquity, however, has not been established.
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  • The Tosks generally use the Greek language for written communications.
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  • When taken internally it is both a secretory and an excretory cholagogue, but so irritant and powerful that its use in cases of jaundice is generally undesirable.
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  • On her return she fell in love with the duc de la Rochefoucauld, the author of the Maxims, who made use of her love to obtain influence over her brother, and thus win honours for himself.
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  • His courage, his bodily strength and size, his skill in the use of weapons, in riding, and in the chase, his speed of foot, his capacity for eating and drinking, his penetrating intellect and his mastery of 22 languages are celebrated to a degree which is almost incredible.
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  • They are remarkable for skill in the massing of light and shade, richness and delicacy of colouring, and for the admirable style in which the drapery of the figures is handled, Bartolommeo having been the first to introduce and use the lay-figure with joints.
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  • Hitherto the large bill for electric energy has debarred the general use of electrical heating, in spite of its numerous advantages.
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  • Oils are powerful fuels, but the high price of refined petroleum, the oil generally preferred, precludes its widespread use for many purposes for which it is suitable.
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  • Heating by warmed air, one of the oldest methods in use, has been much improved by attention to the construction of the apparatus, and if properly installed will give as good effects as it is ossible to obtain.
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  • In the case of factories the exhaust steam from the engines used for driving the working machinery is made use of and forms the most economical method of heating possible.
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  • A drawback to the use of steam is the fact that the high temperature of the pipes and radiators attracts and spreads a great deal of dust.
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  • This joint is durable, secure and easily made; it allows for expansion and by its use the risk of pipe sockets being cracked is avoided.
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  • The great Conde was given, for a victory gained near this place, the right to use the style of Enghien among his subsidiary titles.
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  • This work contains the first announcement of logarithms to the world, the first table of logarithms and the first use of the name logarithm, which was invented by Napier.
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  • The method which Napier terms "Rabdologia" consists in the use of certain numerating rods for the performance of multiplications and divisions.
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  • The use of the slips for the purpose of multiplication is now evident; thus to multiply 2085 by 736 we take out in this manner the multiples corresponding to 6, 3, 7, and set down the digits as they are obtained, from right to left, shifting them back one place and adding up the columns as in ordinary multiplication, viz.
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  • Napier thus had complete command over decimal fractions and the use of the decimal point.
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  • It was a long time before decimal arithmetic came into general use, and all through the 17th century exponential marks were in common use.
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  • There seems but little doubt that Napier was the first to make use of a decimal separator, and it is curious that the separator which he used, the point, should be that which has been ultimately adopted, and after a long period of partial disuse.
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  • His own children, who sign deeds along with him, use every mode except Napier, the form now adopted by the family, and which is comparatively modern.
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  • He retained this position until 1517, wrote a Latin grammar, and other manuals for the use of his pupils, and in 1515 travelled in Italy with Ernest.
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  • In some of the early books of order a few forms of prayer were given, but their use was not compulsory.
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  • Organs used to be regarded as contrary to New Testament example, but their use is now all but universal.
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  • A code of instructions for the guidance of church courts when engaged in cases of discipline is in general use, and bears witness to the extreme care taken not only to have things done decently and in order, but also to prevent hasty, impulsive and illogical procedure in the investigation of charges of heresy or immorality.
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  • His system, while preserving the democratic theory by recognizing the congregation as holding the church power, was in practice strictly aristocratic inasmuch as the congregation is never allowed any direct use of power, which is invested in the whole body of elders.
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  • These proposals were rendered abortive by the unflinching use of the queen's prerogative.
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  • had split off because of objections to the growing use of Watts's Psalms; they had grown to two presbyteries and thirteen ministers in 1776.
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  • Here we see the germs of Mendelssohn's Pragmatism, to use the now current term.
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  • Taylor, Archaeologia, lii., " On the Use of the Terms Crosier, Pastoral Staff and Cross ").
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  • It was evident that the president intended to use all the influence which the party in power could exercise, to secure the return of General Julio Roca, who had distinguished himself in 1878 by a successful campaign against the warlike Indian tribes bordering on the Andes.
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  • But Urquiza was a man of different temperament from Rosas, and when he found that Buenos Aires refused to submit to his authority, he declined to use force.
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  • The latter is subdivided into general commerce, which includes all goods entering or leaving the country, and special commerce whirls includes imports for home use and exports of home produce.
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  • Persons keeping private primary schools are free with regard to their methods, programmes and books employed, except that they may not use books expressly prohibited by the superior council of public instruction.
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  • This opisthodomus was completely fenced in with bronze gratings; and the excavators believe it to have been adapted for use as an adytum (shrine).
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  • The fact that the Aeginetan scale of coins, weights and measures was one of the two scales in general use in the Greek world is sufficient evidence of the early commercial importance of the island.
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  • of the kneeling posture of the images of Damia and Auxesia, of the use of native ware instead of Athenian in their worship, and of the change in women's dress at Athens from the Dorian to the Ionian style.
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  • In the case of the great grey kangaroo, for instance, the period of gestation is less than forty days, and the newly-born embryo, which is blind, naked, and unable to use its bud-like limbs, is little more than an inch in length.
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  • attained its full stature, and is not shed and replaced by its successor until after all the other teeth, including the molars, are in place and use.
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  • In England this power was frequently employed during the 18th century and was confirmed by the Post Office Act of 1837; its most notorious use being, perhaps, the opening of Mazzini's letters in 1844.
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  • It is quite consistent with the evidence to suppose that a seven-day week was in use in Babylonia, but each item may be explained differently, and a definite proof does not exist.
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  • He does not use this general anticipation of future judgment, as he might have done, as a positive argument for immortality.
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  • He quotes (p. 57) with approval Kant's words, "The death of the body may indeed be the end of the sensational use of our mind, but only the beginning of the intellectual use.
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  • Attempts have frequently been made to use the mineral for ordinary fuel purposes, but its inferior quality has prevented its general use.
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  • Except in the vicinity of cities and townships, however, little use has been made of the abundant deposits of clay.
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  • The length of telegraph lines in use is 46,300 m., and the length of wire nearly three times that distance.
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  • The numerals in use were limited.
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  • In some tribes there were only three in use, in most four.
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  • He states that Bishop Caldwell,' whom he calls " the great missionary scholar of the Dravidian tongue," showed that the south and western Australian tribes use almost the same words for " I, thou, he, we, you, as the Dravidian fishermen on the Madras coast."
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  • They neither manufactured nor possessed any chattels beyond such articles of clothing, weapons, ornaments and utensils as they might carry on their persons, or in the family store-bag for daily use.
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  • While the use of the bow and arrow does not seem to have occurred to them, the spear and axe are in general use, commonly made of hard-wood; the hatchets of stone, and the javelins pointed' with stone or bone.
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  • The emperor Caracalla, wishing to make use of this civil war for a conquest of the East in imitation of his idol, Alexander the Great, attacked the Parthians in 216.
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  • Heinrich Heine made use of these legends in his Nordseebilder, composed during a visit to Norderney in 1825.
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  • Even the manuscripts left at his death were so incomplete that Todhunter, into whose hands they were put, found it impossible to use them in the publication of a second edition of the original treatise, and wisely printed them, in 1865, in a supplementary volume.
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  • Thus, 1 - x would represent the operation of selecting all things in the world except horned things, that is, all not horned things, and (1 - x) (1 - y) would give us all things neither horned nor sheep. By the use of such symbols propositions could be reduced to the form of equations, and the syllogistic conclusion from two premises was obtained by eliminating the middle term according to ordinary algebraic rules.
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  • William, however, whose position had been strengthened by his nomination to the post of ruwaard of Brabant, determined to welcome Matthias and use him for his own purposes.
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  • 3, which identifies the blood with the soul of the animal and therefore prohibits its use fairly represents the current conception both among primitive peoples as well as among those who had advanced along the road of culture and civilization.
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  • The use of tobacco, coffee, opium and wine were forbidden on pain of death; eighteen persons are said to have been put to death in a single day for infringing this rule.
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  • In most places the jungle is so dense that it is impossible to force a way through it without the aid of a wood-knife, and even the wild beasts use well-worn game-tracks through the forest.
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  • Though they now use metal tools imported by the Malays, it is noticeable that the names which they give to those weapons which most closely resemble in character the stone implements found in such numbers all over the peninsula are native names wholly unconnected with their Malay equivalents.
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  • It is noticeable that at this time he insisted on the use of German in all schools of higher education.
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  • The use of mercuric fulminate as a detonator dates from about 1814, when the explosive cap was invented.
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  • The harbour, owing to its fine anchorage, was much in use, but the place was never a separate town, but always dependent on Formiae.
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  • 1861), who made important investigations concerning clouds, and attracted attention by his use of kites for obtaining meteorological data.
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  • It is then carefully dried by the free action of the air, and when dry built into long narrow stacks until needed for use.
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  • In the Saxon period the "mast" seems to have been regarded as the most valuable produce of an oak wood; nor was its use always confined to the support of the herds, for in time of dearth acorns were boiled and eaten by the poor as a substitute for bread both in England and France, as the sweeter produce of Q.
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  • The wood is hard, heavy and of fine grain, quite equal to the best British oak for indoor use, but of very variable durability where exposed to weather.
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  • Cromwell used his influence in restraining the more eager who wished to march on London immediately, and in avoiding the use of force by which nothing permanent could be effected, urging that" whatsoever we get by treaty will be firm and durable.
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  • This alliance, though the exact terms were not known to Cromwell - "the attempt to vassalize us to a foreign nation," to use his own words - convinced him of the uselessness of any plan for maintaining Charles on the throne; though he still appears to have clung to monarchy, proposing in January 1648 the transference of the crown to the prince of Wales.
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  • Cromwell therefore did not hesitate to join the army in its opposition to the parliament, and supported the Remonstrance of the troops (loth of November 1648), which included the demand for the king's punishment as "the grand author of all our troubles," and justified the use of force by the army if other means failed.
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  • After the fall of Drogheda Cromwell sent a few troops to relieve Londonderry, and marched himself to Wexford, which he took on the 11th of October, and where similar scenes of cruelty were repeated; every captured priest, to use Cromwell's own words, being immediately "knocked on the head," though the story of the three hundred women slaughtered in the market-place has no foundation.
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  • Cromwell himself, however, seems to have regarded the question of title as of secondary importance, as merely (to use his own words) "a feather in the hat," "a shining bauble for crowds to gaze at or kneel to."
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  • America), the four-day week of the Chibchas, the five-day week of Persia, Malaysia, Java, Celebes, New Guinea and Mexico; in ancient Scandinavia a five-day period was in use, but markets were probably unknown.
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  • He himself claims to have brought more than a thousand Marcionites within the pale of the church, and to have destroyed many copies of the Diatessaron of Tatian, which were still in ecclesiastical use; and he also exerted himself to improve the diocese, which was at once large and poor, by building bridges and aqueducts, beautifying the town, and by similar works.
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  • Its author made use of Eusebius's Life of Constantine, and of the histories of Rufinus, Socrates and Sozomen, and probably of Philostorgius as well.
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  • Carpocrates made especial use of the doctrines of reminiscence and preexistence of souls.
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  • He did much to advance stellar photography and its use in cataloguing the stars, and he was responsible for the geodetic surveys of Natal and Cape Colony, British Bechuanaland, German S.-W.
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  • There are local variations in the use of "hake" as a name; in America the "silver hake" (Merluccius bilinearis), sometimes called "whiting," and "Pacific hake" (Merluccius productus) are also food -fishes of inferior quality.
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  • E14/YyaCa; Ev, in, €pyov, work), in physical science, a term which may be defined as accumulated mechanical work, which, however, may be only partially available for use.
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  • The narrower term "orchestration" is applied to the instrumentation of orchestral music. Since the most obvious differences of timbre are in those of various instruments, the art which blends and contrasts timbre is most easily discussed as the treatment of instruments; but we must use this term with philosophic breadth and allow it to include voices.
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  • In the 17th century the use of instruments became a necessity; but there were at first no organized ideas for their treatment except those which were grounded on their use as supporting and imitating the voice.
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  • The free use of discords and of wider intervals, together with the influence of the florid elements of solo-singing, enlarged the bounds of choral expression almost beyond recognition, while they crowded into very narrow quarters the subtleties of 16th-, century music. These, however, by no means disappeared; :and such devices as the crossing of parts in the second Kyrie of Bach's B Minor Mass (bars 7, 8, 14, 15, 22, 23, 50) abundantly show that in the hands of the great masters artistic truths are not things which a change of date can make false.
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  • The date of this famous letter was 1767, but after Alceste Gluck was still able to use material from earlier work; and the overture to Armide is adapted from that of Telemacco, written in the year of Bach's death (1750).
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  • There is not room for one together with an independent violoncello part; the wonderful use of muted solo violoncellos in the slow movement of the Pastoral Symphony being a special effect, like the earlier instance in Haydn's 12th Salomon Symphony.
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  • Before that time it was based exclusively on the use of the harpsichord either as a means of supporting the other instruments or as also contributing principal parts to the combination.
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  • Chamber-music. - Bach's and his contemporaries' combinations with the harpsichord show the natural fondness, in his day, for instruments of a tone too gentle for prominent use in large rooms, or indeed for survival in modern times.
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  • The use of cranes is of great antiquity, but it is only since the great industrial development of the 19th century, and the introduction of other motive powers than hand labour, that the crane has acquired the important and indispensable position it now occupies.
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  • In all places where finished goods are handled, or manufactured goods are made, cranes of various forms are in universal use.
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  • For dock-side jib cranes the use of electric power is making rapid strides.
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  • The first method is in general use for steam cranes; it allows for a far greater range of power in the brake, but is not automatic, as is the second.
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  • The toothed wheels give a slightly better efficiency, but the worm gear is somewhat smoother in its action and entirely silent; the noise of gearing can, however, be considerably reduced by careful machining of the teeth, as is now always done, and also by the use of pinions made of rawhide leather or other non-resonant material.
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  • In revolving cranes ease of slewing can be greatly increased by the use of a live ring of conical rollers.
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  • The motor in most common use for electric cranes is the series wound, continuous current motor, which has many advantages.
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  • crane-driving, and it is probable that improvements in single and two-phase motors will eventually largely increase their use for this class of work.
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  • Sheer legs are generally built in very large sizes, and their use is practically confined to marine work.
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  • The Titan was the first type of large portable crane in which full use was made of a truly horizontal movement of the load; for the purpose for which the type is designed, viz.
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  • When the cross traverse motion of a traveller crab is suppressed, and the longitudinal travelling motion is increased in importance we come to a type of crane, the use of which is rapidly increasing; it goes by the name of " transporter."
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  • The jibs of transporters are often made to slide forward, or lift up, so as to be out of the way when not in use.
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  • The man was responsible for debts contracted by his wife, even before her marriage, as well as for his own; but he could use her as a mancipium.
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  • Finally, it may be noted that many immoral acts, such as the use of false weights, lying, &c., which could not be brought into court, are severely denounced in the Omen Tablets as likely to bring the offender into " the hand of God " as opposed to " the hand of the king."
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  • Etymologically the word implies that the messages are written, but its earliest use was of appliances that depended on visual signals, such as the semaphore or optical telegraph of Claude Chappe.
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  • p. 73, 1753), in which the use of as many insulated conductors as there are letters in the alphabet was suggested.
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  • This system required two line wires, and, although a remarkably serviceable apparatus and in use for many years, is no longer employed.
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  • But it never came into use; some years later., however, an instrument embodying the same principle, although differing greatly in mechanical detail, was brought into use by Royal E.
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  • In the aerial or overground system of land telegraphs the use of copper wire has become very general.
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  • The form in general use on the British postal lines is the " Cordeaux screw," but the " Varley double cup " is still employed, especially by the railway companies.
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  • copper wires insulated with carefully dried paper of a special quality, has practically entirely superseded the use of wires insulated with gutta-percha.
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  • There are three kinds of primary batteries in general use in the British Postal Telegraph Department, viz., the Daniell, the bichromate, and the Leclanche.
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  • ohms. The Leclanche is of the ordinary type, and each cell has an electromotive force of I 64 volts and a resistance of 3 to 5 ohms (according to the size of the complete cell, of which there are three sizes in use).
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  • Although formerly in very extensive employment, this instrument is dropping out of use and the " sounder " (and in many cases the telephone) is being used in its place.
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  • The first to attain practical success was Edison, and his method with some modifications is still the one in most general use.
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  • A method of recording signals in the Morse code, formerly used to a considerable extent, was to use a chemically prepared ribbon of paper.
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  • One was proposed by Bain as early as 1846, but it did not come into use.
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  • With this modified form somewhat greater speed was obtained, but it was found difficult to drive, requiring the use of steam or some such motive-power.
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  • Hughes's form was taken up by the French government in 1860, and is very largely in use not only in France but in all European countries, including Great Britain.
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  • A very much simpler form of siphon recorder, constructed by Dr Muirhead, is now in general use.
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  • The speed of a cable is given in words per minute, the conventional number of five letters per word being understood, though in actual practice, owing to the extensive use of special codes, the number of letters per word is really between eight and nine; and this forms a considerable factor in lowering the earning capacity of a cable.
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  • The use of the iron core renders it possible to produce a high inductive effect with a low resistance coil.
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  • At first the use of the telegraph was alm9st entirely confined to railways.
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  • - Wireless Telegraphy The early attempts to achieve electric telegraphy involved the use of a complete metallic circuit, but K.
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  • By the use of a key in the battery circuit as well as an interrupter or current reverser, signals can be given by breaking up the continuous hum in the telephone into long and short periods.
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  • Stevenson, who in 1892 advocated the use of the inductive system pure and simple for communication between the mainland and isolated lighthouses or islands.
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  • A very ingenious call-bell or annunciator for use with inductive or conductive systems of wireless telegraphy was invented and described in 1898 by S.
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  • wave trains; but, although other patentees have suggested the same plan, the author is not aware that any success has attended its use in practice.
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  • All of them make use of Marconi's antenna in some form both at the transmitting and at the receiving end, all of them make use of an earth connexion, or its equivalent in the form of a balancing capacity or large surface having capacity with respect to the earth, which merely means that they insert a condenser of large capacity in the earth connexion.
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  • The first attempts involved the use of mirrors.
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  • Other inventors had professed to find a solution of the problem by the use of looped receiving antennae or antennae inclined in various directions.
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  • Marconi, however, gave in 1906 the first really practical solution of the problem by the use of bent transmitting and receiving antennae.
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  • This helix is presented or held near to the antenna, and the length of it shortened until oscillations of the greatest intensity are produced in the helix as indicated by the use of an indicator of fluorescent paper.
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  • Against this may be set the use of 0 for t in I.
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  • The evidence of date derived from changes in the language is more difficult to formulate, and the inquiry calls for the most diligent use of scientific method and critical judgment.
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  • 5 The writer recommended the use of a flexible plate at the source of sound, which would vibrate in response to the varying pressure of the bons' air, and thus open and close an electric circuit, and of a similar plate at the receiving station, which would be acted on electromagnetically and thus give out as many pulsations as there are breaks in the current.
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  • Varley, who proposed to make use of it in a telegraphic receiving instrument.4 In Dolbear's instrument one plate of a condenser was a flexible diaphragm, connected with the telephone line in such a way that the varying electric potential produced by the action of the transmitting telephone caused an increased or diminished charge in the condenser.
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  • This seems to have been the first transmitter in which it was proposed to use the resistance at the contact of two conductors.
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  • The next transmitter of note was that introduced by Francis Blake, which came into wide use in the United States of America a.nd other countries.
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  • The electrical connexions of the instrument as arranged for actual use are also illustrated in the figure.
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  • The motions impressed upon the carbon granules are very vigorous, and this together with the particular arrangement of the parts of the instrument is effectual in obviating the difficulty from packing which attended the use of earlier forms of granulated carbon transmitters.
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  • The telephone was switched out of circuit when not in use and the bell put in its place, a key being used for throwing the battery into circuit to make the signal.
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  • Though many types of manually operated switchboards have been brought into use, differing from each other in respect of circuit and working arrangements, yet each of them may be placed in one or other of three main classes according as the system of working is magneto, call-wire, or common battery.
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  • This requirement is usually met by connecting a third or " test " wire to each of the jacks associated with a subscriber's line, and by making the circuit arrangements such that this wire is either disconnected or at earth potential when the line is not in use, and at some potential above or below that of the earth, when the circuit is engaged.
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  • With a proper arrangement of the operator's speaking set it is possible, by touching the socket of a jack with the tip of a peg or a special " test " thimble, to determine whether the circuit connected to the jack is in use.
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  • Each subscriber was given the exclusive use of a circuit as in other systems, and shared a call-wire with a number of other subscribers.
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  • 9) is characterized by the use of impedance coils between the battery and the line wires.
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  • An improvement in this respect has been effected by the insertion of condensers in the cord circuits, coupled with the use of two sets of impedance coils, one set on each.
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  • The operator, whose attention is thus attracted, inserts a peg in the jack, then throws over the speaking key of the cord circuit, and having ascertained particulars of the requirement places the other peg of the pair in the nearest multiple jack of the wanted subscriber, whom she proceeds to ring up. In the meantime the callinglamp has darkened; and each subscriber's line being equipped with a cut-off relay whose function it is to disconnect tl, e calling apparatus while the circuit is in use, the insertion o r a peg is immediately followed by the disappearance of the calling signal.
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  • Some administrations, in addition to employing the ordinary position meter, use a second one for registering ineffective calls.
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  • In one arrangement, now in extensive use, each telephone set is fitted with a relay of high inductance which is bridged across the circuit in series with a condenser.
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  • Only calls originated by a subscriber pass through the selector switch (first selector) provided for his sole use; the calls incoming to him pass through one or other of the various connector switches upon which his circuit is multipled.
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  • Each connexion involves the use of three switches, viz., a first selector, a connector switch, and a second selector which is brought into operation between the other two.
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  • Various methods of making the connexions between the large main cables and the subscribers are in use.
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  • Doolittle was of the greatest importance in rendering the use of long lines practicable, and it is universally employed for such service.
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  • (b) The obstructive use made by the local authorities of their power to veto underground wayleaves.
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  • The original method of charging adopted in Great Britain took the telephone instrument as the unit, charging a fixed annual rental independent of the amount of use to which the instrument was put.
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  • The study of telephone economics showed that the proper basis for charging was the " message-mile," on the theory that the user should pay according to the facilities offered and the extent to which he made use of them.
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  • As the cost of the service varies in proportion to the amount of use, the toll rate is more scientific, and it has the further advantage of discouraging the unnecessary use of the instrument, which causes congestion of traffic at busy hours and also results in lines being " engaged " when serious business calls are made.
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  • The tariff for unlimited use has to be made very high to cover the cost of the additional burdens thrown upon the service, and it only works economically to the individual subscriber who has an exceptionally large number of calls originating from his instrument.
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  • For subscribers who desire the telephone for occasional use, the party-line system has been devised, whereby several telephones are connected to one line leading to the exchange.
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  • The fee charged for the use of public telephone call offices is 2d.
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  • By this agreement the Postmaster-General agreed to purchase all plant, land and buildings of the National Telephone Company in use at the date of the agreement or constructed after that date in accordance with the specification and rules contained in the agreement, subject to the right of the Postmaster-General to object to take over any plant not suited to his requirements.
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  • The story is well known; two years before his death Francis went up Mount Alverno in the Apennines with some of his disciples, and after forty days of fasting and prayer and contemplation, on the morning of the 14th of September 1224 (to use Sabatier's words), "he had a vision: in the warm rays of the rising sun he discerned suddenly a strange figure.
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  • No such line of separation exists farther south, and the terms Central and Southern Italy, though in general use among geographers and convenient for descriptive purposes, do not correspond to any natural divisions.
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  • Small cuttlefish are in common use as an article of diet.
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  • Artificial props of several kindswires, cane work, trellis work, &c.are also in use in many districts (in the neighborhood of Rome canes are almost exclusively employed), and in some the plant is permitted to trail along the ground.
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  • The principal product is quinine, the manufacture of which has acq~iired great importance, owing to its use as a specific against malaria.
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