How to use Used-to in a sentence

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  • He used to be a pretty good mechanic.

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  • My parents used to listen to those old songs.

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  • We used to be so close.

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  • I used to work with Alex as a Jr.

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  • He said he used to work with you.

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  • I always wondered if that was why Mom and Dad split up for a while - because Mom was used to a different lifestyle and social circle.

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  • Mom used to say that people suspected in others what they had experienced or what they would do in the other person's shoes.

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  • You used to be in the army?

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  • He was probably used to it.

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  • I'm not used to dealing with humans.

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  • I'm used to one of them following me around like a puppy.

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  • I used to do this for a living— " "What?

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  • We used to go there to bail out the old man.

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  • There used to be houses around here long time ago.

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  • Cassie, a woman as good looking as you should be used to saying no.

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  • I used to trust Dad.

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  • I used to use Amtrak when I was working out of New York and had to travel the east coast.

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  • I'm not used to cold weather.

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  • Rainy will have to get used to pink stuff being everywhere.

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  • He used to frown at her when she acted outside the Immortal Laws, unable to appreciate that a deity charged with managing a domain often had to take steps outside the rules to protect one's underworld.

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  • Deidre shifted, aware again that she was now defenseless against the creatures that used to either fear her or at least, respect her power.

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  • He used to be awake instantly - another indication that this thing with Lori was troubling him deeper than he would admit.

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  • Alex says it's best to let them alone, but Casper is used to being around me.

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  • She'll get used to the change, though, and respond the way everyone around her does.

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  • It was something he always used to do, but hadn't done since he came home from the hospital.

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  • A man of few words, Gabriel hadn't gotten used to the political side of his job yet.

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  • What he used to be, before the events of the past year.

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  • His body was stiff, as if he wasn't used to hugging her.

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  • I'm used to the trees putting me to sleep at night.

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  • I used to be able to help people like you.

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  • He was stuck with her by their laws, a daily reminder of someone who used to hurt him.

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  • Death … you used to take care of the really old angels, and Gabe visited the little ones all the time.

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  • This Deidre and the one he used to know were two different people.

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  • The magic I used to kill her, I also used to seal the tumor.

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  • He looked at her, and she smiled the same gentle smile she used to greet humans to the underworld.

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  • She really didn't give a damn if he wasn't used to being challenged.

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  • Kris said nothing, feeling at once foolish and like he was the child Andre used to chastise for failing to focus on his duties.

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  • You should be used to it, or you wouldn't wear your dead master's mark.

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  • He entered the castle, following the scents up the back stairwell that Katie alone used to avoid the other Immortals.

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  • Kris does a big feast here every year, and Andre used to arrange the December holiday celebration.

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  • He'd never seen art of this kind, only the statues of his father's court and the multi-hued strands used to decorate homes.

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  • She was getting used to the hard stares the warriors gave her, the only indication of their surprise at her candidness.

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  • Mansr took her a different route than the one she'd used to enter, one that sloped down and then up.

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  • Two rolled from his place on the concrete floor in the corner and unwrapped the ratty blanket he used to keep himself warm.

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  • Will I ever get used to this?

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  • Get used to it.

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  • In the words of an Oracle I once knew, get used to it.

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  • It was probably just Darkyn's magic, which he used to kill the demons.

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  • That takes guts," Dean said, then added with a smile, "So goodie little Cynthia used to get her bum-bum paddled, huh?"

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  • In the mountains, everybody used to help everyone else.

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  • My brother Ralph and I used to summer here when we were children.

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  • Back then before the war we used to take the train, later the bus.

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  • It used to be closed tighter than a kiddie cap on a pill bottle.

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  • My pa used to play cards with Blackie Rowland.

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  • Then Harold added, There used to be an Art Dawkins in Montrose.

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  • They used to call aluminum siding salesmen 'tin men.'

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  • We used to camp over on the Gunnison River, and fish some, all four of us.

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  • She's tougher than Cynthia Byrne used to be.

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  • You will find much of your power diminished, especially among those who used to bow to you.

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  • You didn't used to …touch me without asking.

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  • It was how things always used to be with her.

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  • You didn't used to be a weak, puny human.

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  • In the meantime, killing dealers he used to consider colleagues or allies weighed heavily on his emotions at a time when he needed to think clearly.

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  • Let her get used to you first.

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  • We used to talk a lot, you know.

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  • You don't follow the same rules you used to.

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  • We can't talk freely like we used to.

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  • Yes, I am used to giving orders, orders that everyone follows.

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  • You'll get used to them.

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  • Well, it does take some getting used to.

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  • Just not used to their bathrooms yet.

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  • Get used to that now.

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  • She doubted she'd ever get used to his towering size or strength.

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  • I used to send my laundry out, before I married a washer woman, but I never put my name on my shorts!

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  • He used to be a police detective, back in Pennsylvania.

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  • Her dress was a half a step above the rag she used to polish the furniture and her hair had longer roots than Elmer Fudd's garden.

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  • I used to pretend when I was young.

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  • I used to believe in ghosts when I was young.

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  • She used to tell me all the time.

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  • She used to talk of Annie all the time, tell us how brave her sister was, how she and the Reverend administered to the sick, and those women.

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  • I used to be a cop.

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  • You get used to knowing the different types of hardness and thickness.

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  • Jerome used to do that.

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  • I used to do that as a child with Claire.

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  • She's used to being dominated.

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  • He used to beat the shit out of his shack full of kids just to keep in shape.

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  • You used to be a big city detective.

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  • I don't feel the same as I used to come Monday mornings.

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  • None of us is as young as he used to be.

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  • This will warm your blood, best get used to the taste.

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  • You get used to it.

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  • He wanted to scream; he wasn't used to women challenging him this way and had no idea how to turn this around.

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  • I guess this is going to take some getting used to.

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  • No, he'll just have to keep his temper in check for a while until he is used to it.

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  • He paused for a moment before continuing, Elisabeth, I used to believe living an eternity would be more than I could endure.

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  • I don't eat the way I used to.

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  • I'm used to it.

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  • How do you get used to carrying something half your size?

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  • There's a spot down yonder on the creek where all us kids used to swim in the summer.

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  • It was obvious he was used to running things, but his help often became an attempt to take over the barn.

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  • I'm not used to asking permission.

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  • He was brusque and candid, two traits she hadn't yet gotten used to.

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  • Elise says you used to call her to kill bugs in your room.

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  • You should get used to it, though, Pops.  What'll you do when your daughter is born?

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  • I don't know why I am the way I am.  I don't even know much of the Immortal Code, just the few key parts Andre used to lecture me about.  Loyalty to my brothers, my mate, the Immortals, humanity.  Respect for Death and her domain.  Other variations of those.

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  • Yes. And the man in black who used to visit you.

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  • Dean, who'd been on the force for their entire tenure, was used to their early morning bickering and paid no attention.

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  • Jeff used to jog and all but he got a bum knee.

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  • He used to do some work for World Wide Insurance—where Byrne worked.

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  • I'm used to planes being late more often than on time.

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  • I have to start getting used to the fact life goes on.

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  • I'm used to everything being all screwed up.

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  • Jeff used to ride, years ago.

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  • A drape had been torn from the dining room and the cord used to tie Fred.

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  • I think he used to bike and I do some myself.

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  • My sainted daddy used to say there are two things in life you don't want to see, sausage being made and laws being passed.

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  • I'm not used to having a phone in the house, much less carrying a cell phone.

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  • Remember when we used to chant that?

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  • The trees flowed gracefully down the mountain side, ending in the pasture where the goats used to graze.

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  • You're just used to working all the time.

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  • My dad always used to say that every animal on the farm should pay its own way.

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  • He used to dance with me and Mom when we were listening to the radio in the evenings.

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  • How did a couple get used to undressing in front of each other?

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  • She would get used to it.

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

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  • I'm kind of used to being frugal.

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  • I might as well get used to doing them.

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  • As Mom used to say, truth hurts, but surely silver tongued Alex could have found a less contentious way of saying it.

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  • As Mom used to say, he'd get glad the same way he got mad.

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  • Sometime she would have to get out the old cane pole and fish like she used to.

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  • He was always looking out for her — at least he used to.

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  • I used to be able to talk to you, but you've changed.

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  • I want things to be the way they used to be between us, Alex, but I'm lost.

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  • I used to sit in it all the time.

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  • Alex and I used to set there together and watch the sunrise.

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  • We used to be a team.

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  • We used to spar every day, until a few months ago, when I took a mate.

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  • If all was as it used to be, at one end of the orchard was the White God's palace, a place a woman raised as a peasant had never seen.

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  • What is it you used to say to me?

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  • Her blue eyes flashed with familiar fire, fire that used to make his blood hot for her.

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  • I remember how we used to walk this stretch every night, before the Schism.

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  • My father believed the demon should only be used to do good.

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  • Every emotion she experienced used to be written on her face.

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  • Still, what was it Dad used to say?

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  • He used to be able to read her every thought, but lately he seemed to do more misreading than anything else.

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  • Grabbing a bucket, she headed for what used to be her goat dairy.

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  • The way he dressed and acted indicated he was used to feminine attention.

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

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  • The animals are used to seeing us, and the horses often graze with them, so I don't think we will have any problems with the safari animals or the natural wildlife.

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  • They're used to seeing horses out here.

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  • I used to catch crawdads in this creek with my friends when I was a kid.

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  • We used to fry them for supper.

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  • As Dad used to say, a hit dog always hollers.

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  • She would bring Princess up to the pasture where Ed used to be.

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  • This was the way it used to be.

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  • She might as well get used to the fact that she was on her own.

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  • It wasn't something she wanted to think about, but she'd best get used to it.

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  • His arms and chest were more muscular than they used to be.

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  • There used to be nothing they couldn't discuss.

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  • She was getting used to the water and it felt good, but she would have preferred a swim in the ocean.

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  • I suppose people can get used to anything.

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  • I always used to help Dad that way.

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  • Anyway, you get used to it - at least to some degree.

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  • I haven't yet, but then you're used to heat a lot worse than this, aren't you?

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  • You used to be so considerate.

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  • He'll get used to your money.

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  • I just said it was going to take some getting used to – as will the lifestyle.

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  • I suppose – though I don't think I'd mind getting used to financial security.

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  • It won't be the same as home, but maybe I'll get used to that too.

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  • The twins were used to her chatter.

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  • I got used to working two jobs.

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  • I created an army of vamps Eden used to overthrow her enemies while I overthrew mine.

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  • What happened soon became apparent; there was a neat hole in the top story of the building where Xander's condo used to be.

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  • He imagined the ocean breeze zipping straight through where his living room used to be.

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  • A favourite haunt used to be the swamp of Azufghur, lying among the sal-forests to the northward of Meerut.

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  • Storing an email address enables people to contact you through the website without you having to reveal your email address to them, and it can be used to send you a new password if you forget it.Your real name, if you choose to provide it, will be used for giving you attribution for your work.

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  • I + is used to denote the charge on positive ions, I_ that on negative ions.

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  • After not a little hesitation, Hastings consented to allow the Company's troops to be used to further the ambitious designs of his Oudh ally, in consideration of a sum of money which relieved the ever-pressing wants of the Bengal treasury.

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  • Oxen and cows are of secondary importance and the climate is unsuitable for sheep; horses of a small breed are used to some extent.

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  • I, 2 and 3), used to bolt the head of one of the screws, and the instrument was provided with a slipping piece, giving motion to the micrometer by screws acting on two slides, one in right ascension, the other in declination, so that " either of the, webs can be placed upon either component of a double star with ease and certainty (Mem.

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  • Larnaca occupies the site of the ancient Citium, but the citadel of the ancient city was used to fill up the ancient harbour in 1879.

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  • The province used to be one of the administrative divisions of Khorasan, but is now a separate province, with a governor appointed by the shah.

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  • As a proof of the seriousness with which he regarded the literary vocation, it may be mentioned that he used to write out his poems in printed characters, believing that that process best enabled him to understand his own peculiarities and faults, and probably unconscious that Coleridge had recommended some such method of criticism when he said he thought "print settles it."

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  • The term "curate" in the present day is almost exclusively used to signify a clergyman who is assistant to a rector or vicar, by whom he is employed and paid; and a clerk in deacon's orders is competent to be licensed by a bishop to the office of such assistant curate.

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  • The strict distinction between nimbus and aureole is not commonly maintained, and the latter term is most frequently used to denote the radiance round the heads of saints, angels or persons of the Godhead.

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  • He had determined that the Indus fleet should be used to explore this new world and try to find a waterway between the Indus and the Persian Gulf.

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  • Its chief town and the residence of the governor used to be Joshekan-Kali, a large village with fine gardens, formerly famous for its carpets (kali), but now the chief place is Maimeh, a little city with a population of 2500, situated at an elevation of 6670 ft., about 63 m.

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  • Radiators (really convectors) were in their primitive design coils of pipe, used to give a larger heating area than the single pipe would afford.

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  • Not far from Badnur is Kherla, the former residence of the Gond rajas, where there is an old fort, now in ruins, which used to be held by them.

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  • The parks are a fine feature of the city; by its charter a fixed percentage of all expenditures for public improvements must be used to purchase park land.

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  • It used to be customary among Presbyterians to stand during public prayer, and to remain seated during the acts of praise, but this peculiarity is no longer maintained.

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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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  • The public praise used to be led by an individual called the "precentor," who occupied a box in front of, and a little lower than, the pulpit.

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  • The archbishops used to receive an annual salary of 600 each and the bishops 400.

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  • The two Protestant bodies used to cost the state about 60,000 a year and the Jewish Church about 6000.

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  • Paint and coloured washes were liberally used to cover plastered surfaces and for ornamentation, and paints seem to have been used to bind plastered surfaces.

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  • The precursor of the thegn was the gesith, the companion of the king or great lord, the member of his comitatus, and the word thegn began to be used to describe a military gesith.

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  • Fokia has acquired local importance however as a port of call for coasting steamers, and it is used to some degree as a summer residence by Smyrniotes.

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  • The different kinds of motive power used to actuate cranes - manual, steam, hydraulic, electric - give a further classification.

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  • This type of crane used to be in great favour, in consequence of the great clearance it gives under the jib, but it is expensive and requires very heavy foundations.

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  • Already in the Code, when status is not concerned, it is used to denote " any one."

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  • Copper wire weighing 600 and 800 lb per mile has also been used to some extent.

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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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  • This received perforated tape is then used to control what is known as the printer or automatic typewriter, a machine that translates the tape perforations into letters and prints the messages in Roman type in page form.

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  • The telautograph is on a similar principle to the Cowper apparatus, the motion of the transmitting pencil or stylus used in writing being resolved by a system of levers into two component rectilinear motions, which are used to control and vary the currents in two distinct electrical circuits.

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  • The record of the signals given by this instrument was an undulating line of fine perforations or spots, and the character and succession of the undulations were used to interpret the signals desired to be sent.

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  • Under these circumstances a small portion of the current from the battery is shunted through the galvanometer circuit, and can be used to make electric signals.

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  • The mercury vapour then possesses a unilateral conductivity, and can be used to filter off all those oscillations in a train which pass in one direction and make them readable on an ordinary galvanometer.

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  • It was soon found that it could only be used to advantage in this way when the total resistance of the circuit, exclusive of the microphone, was small compared with the resistance of the microphone - that is, on very short lines worked with FIG.

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  • The " call-wire " system has been used to some extent, but it is now obsolete.

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  • The property and money thus obtained were used to form an ecclesiastical fund (Cassa Ecclesiastica) distinct from the finances of the state.

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  • New parishes were created, old parishes were improved, the property of the suppressed religious corporations was assigned to charitable and educational institutions and to hospitals, while property having no special application was used to form a charitable and religious fund.

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  • When the mind which had planned it was withdrawn, it fell to pieces, and the very hands which had been used to build it helped to scatter its fragments.

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  • Pre-established harmony drops out - except that it is used to explain the union of soul and body.

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  • A solution of I in 20 is used to sterilize instruments before an operation, and towels or lint to be used for the patient.

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  • In addition, a fine of 150,000 golden gulden was levied on the city, and used to build the "Spanish Citadel" on the site of what is now the public park.

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  • It used to be a great centre of the indigo industry, which has now declined.

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  • Staining reagents can also be used to differentiate lignified cell-walls.

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  • Another region so called is that part of the Sahara washed by the Atlantic. The name is also used to designate the territory under French jurisdiction west of Timbuktu and north of the Senegal.

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  • An acre used to yield on an average 300 tons of phosphatic nodules, value £750.

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  • It is loosely used to describe any exalted strain of devotional melody.

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  • They often used to visit him at Avila, where in 1498, still in office as inquisitor-general, he held his last general assembly to complete his life's work.

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  • Dilemmist is also a term used to translate Vaibhashikas, the name of a Buddhist school of philosophy.

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  • Later, they were used to denote the attendants on certain priests and priestesses, especially the flamen dialis and flaminica and the curiones.

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  • The pope treated Mantegna with less liberality than he had been used to at the Mantuan court; but on the whole their connexion, which ceased in 1490, was not unsatisfactory to either party.

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  • When sulphur is burned in air or oxygen, sulphur dioxide is produced, which is a powerful disinfectant, used to fumigate rooms which have been occupied by persons suffering from some infectious disease.

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  • But the nobility of a large country, even though used to act politically as an order, could never put on that orderly and legal character which distinguishes the true civic patriciates.

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  • Whilst Sennar has never been held to extend westward of the White Nile, the term has often been used to embrace "the Island of Meroe," i.e.

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  • The average value of the product of these percentages, namely o 65 Xo 09 =0.06 say, may be used to investigate generally the working of a locomotive; the actual value could only be determined by experiment in any particular case.

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  • Thus an engine working at maximum power may be used to haul a relatively light load at a high speed or a heavy load at a slow speed.

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  • Generally steam from the boiler is admitted direct to the low-pressure cylinder through a reducing valve, and valves and devices are used to prevent the steam so admitted acting as a back pressure on the high-pressure cylinder.

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  • It is used to a limited extent both in Great Britain and on the continent of Europe, but is much more common in America.

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  • It is used to a limited extent for mountain-grade goods traffic, and has the advantage over the " Consolidation " or eight-coupled type of lighter axle loads for a given tractive capacity.

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  • In the United States the danger of the stoves that used to be employed for heating the interiors of the cars has been realized, and now the most common method is by steam taken from the locomotive boiler and circulated through the train in a line of piping, rendered continuous between the cars by flexible coupling-hose.

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  • The former is often a rich oil-gas, stored in steel reservoirs under the coaches at a pressure of six or seven atmospheres, and passed through a reducing valve to the burners; these used to be of the ordinary fish-tail type, but inverted incandescent mantles are coming into increasing use.

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  • The gondola or flat car corresponds to the European open wagons and is used to carry goods not liable to be injured by the weather; but in the United States the practice of covering the load with tarpaulins is unknown, and therefore the proportion of box cars is much greater than in Europe.

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  • So eager was he to hear the words of Socrates that he used to walk daily from Peiraeus to Athens, and persuaded his friends to accompany him.

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  • In the south-eastern portion of the Tatar city used to stand the observatory, which was built by order of Kublai Khan in 1296.

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  • Harbour and citadel have now quite disappeared, the latter having been used to fill up the former shortly after the British occupation; some gain to health resulted, but an irreparable loss to science.

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  • During the commonwealth and empire aes grave was used to denote the old as in contradistinction to the existing depreciated coin; while aes rude was applied to the original oblong coinage of primitive times.

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  • Hess, from his work, arrived at the converse conclusion, that when a series of bases were used to neutralize a given amount of an acid, the heat of neutralization was always the same.

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  • Thus, in the above example, it is immaterial whether M displaces M" from its salt directly, or whether M first displaces M', which is then used to displace M".

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  • When the solutions employed are dilute, no water is placed in the calorimeter, the temperature-change of the solutions themselves being used to estimate the thermal effect brought about by mixing them.

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  • If the impression left upon current thought can be estimated from certain of the utterances of the court-prophet Isaiah and the Judaean countryman Micah, the light which these throw upon internal conditions must also be used to gauge the real extent of the religious changes ascribed to Hezekiah.

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  • The " priestly " traditions of the creation and of the patriarchs mark a very distinct advance upon the earlier narratives, and appear in a further developed form in the still later book of Jubilees, or " Little Genesis," where they are used to demonstrate the pre-Mosaic antiquity of the priestly or Levitical institutions.

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  • Thus it is used of the purchase used in raising the flukes of an anchor to the bill-board; of a piece of wood or metal used to strengthen a sprung mast or yard; and of a plate of metal used, as in railway construction, for the strengthening of the meeting-place of two rails.

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  • The name stratified drift has been used to indicate its connexion with the northern drift.

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  • In a more restricted sense it is used to connote certain thin layers of bony fragments, which occur upon welldefined geological horizons.

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  • Dumont was a Genevese exile, and an old friend of Romilly's, who willingly prepared for him those famous addresses which Mirabeau used to make the Assembly pass by sudden bursts'of eloquent declamation; Claviere helped him in finance, and not only worked out his figures, but even wrote his financial discourses; Lamourette wrote the speeches on the civil constitution of the clergy; Reybaz not only wrote for him his famous speeches on the assignats, the organization of the national guard, and others, which Mirabeau read word for word at the tribune, but even the posthumous speech on succession to the estates of intestates, which Talleyrand read in the Assembly as the last work of his dead friend.

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  • In the cattle classes, aged beasts of huge size and of considerably over a ton in weight used to be common, but in recent years the tendency has been to reduce the upper limit of age, and thus to bring out animals ripe for the butcher in a shorter time than was formerly the case.

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  • The three-year-old wethers and older oxen that used to be common in the fat stock markets are now rarely seen, excepting perhaps in the case of mountain breeds of sheep and Highland cattle.

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  • She was equally concerned by Napoleon's behaviour in the Dutch Netherlands, where her influence used to be supreme.

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  • Early in January 1813 the senate promised that 350,000 conscripts should be enrolled; but 150,000 of them were under twenty years of age, and mobile columns had to be used to sweep in the recruits, especially in Brittany, the Netherlands and the newly annexed lands of North Germany.

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  • The foundations and some of the architectural fragments of the temple were still in existence until 1777, when they were used to build the Passionist monastery by Cardinal York.

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  • Schists in the common acceptance of that term are really highly crystalline rocks; fissile slates, shales or sandstones, in which the original sedimentary structures are little modified by recrystallization, are not included in this group by English petrologists, though the French schistes and the German Schiefer are used to designate also rocks of these types.

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  • Very beautiful sculpture, executed with an ivory-like minuteness of finish, is used to decorate the whole building with wonderful profusion.

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  • Cressets used to be kept burning at night on some of the campanili to serve as beacons for those at sea.

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  • Under the republic commercial shipping used to enter Venice by the Tort of San Nicole del Lido and lie along the quay called the Riva degli Schiavoni, in the basin of San Marco, and up the broad Giudecca Canal.

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  • He also shows how his method may be used to determine some curious and long-discussed problems, such as the light of the stars, the ebb and flow of the tide, the motion of the balance.

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  • Revenues were not realized adequate to its lavish undertakings, and loans were used to meet current expenses.

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  • Further, a powerful ice-breaker is used to ferry trains across from Listvinichnoe to Misovaya.

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  • One plant is selected again from these 500, and the general crop of seed is used to sow about five acres for the 3rd year, from which seed is obtained for the general crop in the 4th year.

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  • The information at the disposal of dealers has steadily enlarged in volume and improved in trustworthiness, though some of it is not yet invariably above suspicion, and the time elapsing between an event and the knowledge of it becoming common property has been reduced to a fraction of what it used to be, in consequence chiefly of the telegraph and cables.

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  • There were no printed circulars, except the monthly prices current of all kinds of produce, but brokers used to send particulars of business done to their customers in letters.

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  • The lowest grade tenderable used to be " low middling," but since October 1901 " good ordinary " has also been accepted.

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  • The word drill is always used to render the Latin magus, and in one passage St Columba speaks of Christ as his Druid.

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  • The Witch Hill used to be the place of execution of those poor wretches.

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  • Large tanks of boiler-plate are used to receive the oil as it comes through the pipe-lines.

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  • Thus the story of the legists shrinks down to the regular myth of the primitive legislator, used to give an air of respectability to law-books, which really record an unwritten custom.

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  • They became an instrument in its hands which it used to its own undoing.

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  • Palestine, being less shut in and enjoying a comparatively large general rainfall, would be still a land " flowing with milk and honey " had its forests not been destroyed, and the terracing, which used to hold up soil on the highlands, been maintained.

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  • They used to be described as the most cruel and treacherous people in the world, and they certainly are callous of the pain suffered by others, and regard any strategy of which their enemies are the victims with open admiration.

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  • Soft Soap. - Soft soaps are made with potash lyes, although in practice a small quantity of soda is also used to give the soap some consistence.

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  • A portion of another, that of Nicias, was used to make the late Roman gate of the Acropolis.

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  • The name was imported from Ireland, where it had been used to designate one of the Ribbon societies that devoted its energies to intimidating and maltreating process servers and the agents of landlords, and whose greatest activity was between 1835 and 1855.

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  • Their use is for gruel, which used to be consumed as an ordinary drink in the 17th century at the coffee-houses in London.

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  • The chief manufactures are silk brocades, gold and silver thread, gold filigree work, German-silver work, embossed brass vessels and lacquered toys; but the brasswork for which Benares used to be famous has greatly degenerated.

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  • Compounds were denoted by joining the symbols of the components, and by varying the manner of joining compounds of the same elements were distinguished The symbol V was used to denote a liquid, and a vertical line to denote a gas.

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  • The valley in which the town is situated used to be subject to inundations, but in 1805 a tunnel was constructed by means of which the surplus waters of the Bied are carried into the Doubs.

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  • It used to be stated that these drugs are marked cardiac depressants; and the heart being invariably implicated in rheumatic fever, it is supposed that these drugs must be given with great caution.

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  • There does not seem any clear proof that the surnames which the Hellenistic kings in Asia and Egypt bore were necessarily connected with the cult, even if they were used to describe g.Surnames.

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  • As the mineral only yields from 2 to 3% of the pigment, it is not surprising to learn that the pigment used to be weighed up with gold.

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  • The introduction of additional diacritical marks, such as - and used to express quantity, and the diaeresis, as in ai, to express consecutive vowels, which are to be pronounced separately, may prove of service, as also such letters as a, o and ii, to be pronounced as in German, and in lieu of the French ai, eu or u.

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  • In Ethiopia, not only was great veneration paid to the dog, but the inhabitants used to elect a dog as their king.

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  • He used to say that no man was better than a good priest, and none worse than a bad one.

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  • He used to invite the contadini who had served Cosimo to a banquet on the day of Saints Cosimo and Damiano (the patron saints of the Medici), and entertained them with music and singing.

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  • Off the south-east shore lies the Holm (160 ft.), with which communication used to be maintained by means of the Cradle of Noss swing or ropes.

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  • They are the home of myriads of sea-birds and one of the nesting-places of the bonxie, or great skua (Lestris cataractes), which used to be fostered by the islanders to keep down the eagles, and the eggs of which are still strictly preserved.

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  • But that they can have been so used to any large extent is rendered impossible by their limited dimensions, as none of them could hold more than fifty or sixty persons.

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  • The Yenangyat oil-fields, which produce quantities of petroleum, are in the south of the district, and iron used to be worked in a small way.

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  • Until, however, the last quarter of the 19th century "Zaire" was frequently used to designate the stream.

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  • The middle Sephiroth are synecdochically used to represent the worlds or triads of which they are the uniting potencies.

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  • So Beauty is by itself described as the Sensuous World, and in this capacity is called the Sacred King or simply the King, whilst Kingdom, the tenth Sephirah, which unites all the nine Sephiroth, is used to denote the Material World, and as such is denominated the Queen or the Matron.

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  • Forest resources have been but slightly touched (more so since the end of Spanish rule) except mahogany, which goes to the United States, and cedar, which is used to box the tobacco products of the island, much going also to the United States.

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  • Petroleum has been used to some extent both as a fuel and as an illuminant.

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  • The product is used to bleach sugar, as well as for construction and disinfection purposes.

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  • Here the invalids used to sleep when consulting the god, and the inscriptions found here record not only the method of consulting the god, but the manner of his cures.

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  • The tree has also been introduced along the Mediterranean shores of Europe; but as its fruit does not ripen so far north, the European plants are only used to supply leaves for the festival of Palm Sunday among Christians, and for the celebration of the Passover by Jews.

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  • The details of the calculation are given in the article Electric conduction, § where also will be found an account of the methods which have been used to measure the velocities of many ions by direct visual observation.

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  • The cell, together with this balancing electromotive force, is thus a reversible system in true equilibrium, and the thermodynamical reasoning applicable to such systems can be used to examine its properties.

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  • The difference of potential between two solutions of a substance at different concentrations can be calculated from the equations used to give the diffusion constants.

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  • It consists principally of one long street (the Roman Watling Street) and the northern suburb of Milton, a separate urban district (pop. 7086), celebrated for its oysters, the fishery of which used to employ a large number of the inhabitants.

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  • Since +xZ=x x we have six types of symbolic factors which may be used to form invariants and covariants, viz.

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  • Thus it is used to translate the Platonic 'SEa, Et50s, the permanent reality which makes a thing what it is, in contrast with the particulars which are finite and subject to change.

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  • These show that the very few facts known with certainty were freely supplemented by a number of ill-founded conjectures, and sometimes even by " figments and falsehoods, which in the earliest times, no less than nowadays, used to be put forth by raw smatterers and copyists to be swallowed of men."

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  • It is used to designate an apocryphal writing entitled in the older MSS.

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  • His emoluments as treasurer at war, together with his wife's fortune, provided him with ample means, which he lost by rash speculations, a circumstance regarded by his son as the prelude to his own good fortune; for had he been rich, he used to say, he might never have known mathematics.

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  • In the early Roman empire the word was used to designate the companions of the emperor (comites principis) and so became a title of honour.

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  • Nature has provided several species of animals, birds and reptiles, to feed upon these insects, and various poisonous and suffocating compounds are used to destroy them, but with no great degree of success.

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  • Horses are used to some extent for riding, but very little for carriage and draught purposes, consequently there has been no great incentive for their breeding.

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  • It used to be a popular resort for fish dinners, and it plays a prominent part in Charles Reade's novel of Christie Johnstone.

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  • Before the building of the Forth Bridge the customary approach to Fifeshire and the north-east of Scotland was by means of a steam ferry from Granton to Burntisland, which is still used to some extent.

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  • Adjoining is the village of Gilmerton (pop. 1482), which used to supply Edinburgh with yellow sand, when sanded floors were a feature in the humbler class of houses.

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  • Stevenson when a boy used to make holiday occasionally, is a golf-course which was laid out by the Lothianburn Club.

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  • St Jerome (Ep. 1 4 6) tells us that as late as the middle of the 3rd century the presbyters of Alexandria, when the see was vacant, used to elect one of their own number and without any further ordination set him in the episcopal office.

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  • The reaction is generally carried out in the presence of sulphuric acid, which is used to absorb the water formed during the process of nitration.

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  • The special symbols o and I are used to denote a - a and a=a.

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  • But its place was taken more and more by Yugoslavia, which, it should be remarked, was then still used to denote all the territories inhabited by any southern Slav tribe, and so to include the Bulgars no less than the Serbo-Croats and Slovenes.

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  • The dictionary of mythology entitled 'Iwvca ("Collection of Violets"), which formerly used to be ascribed to her, was not composed till 1543 (Constantine Palaeokappa).

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  • Irrigation, which has not been used to any great extent, is needed in some parts of the country for the best results, but in others, as in the valleys and on the northern slopes of the Maritime Andes, the rainfall is sufficiently well distributed to meet most requirements.

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  • It is now commonly used to indicate the transparent homogeneous structureless swellings which are found affecting the smaller arteries and the capillaries.

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  • The tribute paid by the Arabs was used to purchase the good will of the new settlers.

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  • The affair is variously known as the "Fries Rebellion," the "Hot-Water Rebellion" - because hot water was used to drive assessors from houses -, and the "Home Tax Rebellion."

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  • Worshippers used to consult the oracle of Amphiaraus by sleeping on the skin of a slaughtered ram within the sacred building.

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  • Before Darwin - if the name of Darwin may be used to signify the transformation of thought of which he was the chief artificer - natural objects were regarded, not in medicine and pathology only, as a set of hidebound events; and natural operations as moving in fixed grooves, after a fashion which it is now difficult for us to realize.

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  • It was used to land stores in the war of 1879.

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  • He used to kill sometimes, but never wantonly or continuously."

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  • The boundary was beaconed in 1864, but when in 1865 Umtonga fled from Zululand to Natal, Cetywayo, seeing that he had lost his part of the bargain (for he feared that Umtonga 1 might be used to supplant him as Panda had been used to supplant Dingaan), caused the beacon to be removed, the Zulu claiming also the land ceded by the Swazis to Lydenburg.

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  • Siphons are sometimes used to carry the water over an undulating grade and thereby save the expense of a deep rock cutting.

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  • A fire underground speedily becomes formidable, not only in coal but also in metal mines, on account of the large quantity of timber used to support the excavations.

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  • He used to place all his Sikhs and visitors in rows and cause them to eat together, not separately, as is the practice of the Hindus.

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  • In former times a high specific gravity used to be quoted as one of the characters of the genus; but this no longer holds, since we now know a series of metals lighter than water.

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  • It is used to determine the density of a body experimentally; for if W is the weight of a body weighed in a balance in air (strictly in vacuo), and if W' is the weight required to balance when the body is suspended in water, then the upward thrust of the liquid (I) (2) "F r an Minim ' 'i n or weight of liquid displaced is W-W, so that the specific gravity (S.G.), defined as the ratio of the weight of a body to the weight of an equal volume of water, is W/(W-W').

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  • Great attention is given to the rearing of horses and mules, and the royal stud used to be remarkable for the beauty of its cream-coloured breed.

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  • Almost all the Guanches used to wear garments of goat-skins, and others of vegetable fibres, which have been found in the tombs of Grand Canary.

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  • In Teneriffe and Grand Canary the corpse was simply wrapped up in goat and sheep skins, while in other islands a resinous substance was used to preserve the body, which was then placed in a cave difficult of access, or buried under a tumulus.

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  • Slicers used to be constructed with iron disks about 33 to 40 in.

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  • It used to pay 50,000 lb of sugar to the sultan in annual tribute (Lataif, p. 107).

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  • Pomegranate root, or, better, the sulphate of pelletierine in dose of 5 grains with an equal quantity of tannic acid, may be used to replace the male fern.

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  • To prevent this various implements, such as disk harrows and specially constructed rollers, may be used to consolidate the upper stirred portion of the soil and place it in close capillary relationship with the lower unmoved layer.

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  • Whereas the soil used to be looked upon solely as a dead, inert material containing certain chemical substances which serve as food constituents.

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  • Gas-lime is a product obtained from gasworks where quicklime is used to purify the gas from sulphur compounds and other objectionable materials.

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