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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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  • He looked angry enough to use it on her.
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  • One can at least be of use on the staff...
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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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  • How does he use it?
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  • What's the use of talking about me?
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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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  • There lay his old clothes curled up by use, as if they were himself, upon his raised plank bed.
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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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  • 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'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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  • You don't have to use it; just have it ready.
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  • About this time I found out the use of a key.
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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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  • As I live, saith the Lord God, ye shall not have occasion any more to use this proverb in Israel.
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  • We could use your help on how we remain anonymous.
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  • Your excellency, I should like to be of use here.
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  • Alex instantly provided a little white bag and she made use of it.
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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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  • "Well, you know it's burned, so what's the use of talking?" said the major.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • I could use a day cleaning up the barn.
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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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jonathan found a stick larger on one end than the other to use for a bat.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • I can use the peace.
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  • We could use the money.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • How could Edith be sure which rope he'd use?
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jessi's hands visibly shook, and he reached out to her, taking the hair band she was trying to use on her hair.
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  • But you can't use Xander without the gem.
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  • He didn't need to use it all to get what he wanted, but he wasn't about to let someone who hurt Jessi off with a quick death.
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  • His confinement was strict and injured his health, but he was allowed the use of books.
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  • His rivals saw how his intense personal ambition and egoism led him always to assume the chief place, and to use his parliamentary position to establish himself as leader of the nation.
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  • Davila was murdered, while on his way to take possession of the government of Cremona for Venice in July 1631, by a ruffian, with whom some dispute seems to have arisen concerning the furnishing of the relays of horses ordered for his use by the Venetian government.
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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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  • The droppings of stall-fed horses, or of such as have been kept on dry food, should be made use of.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Here we see the germs of Mendelssohn's Pragmatism, to use the now current term.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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