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  • As usual, he was right.

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  • As usual, her stomach was grumbling for food.

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  • Felipa was her usual bubbly self.

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  • She opened the refrigerator - milk, eggs, and bacon - the usual supplies.

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  • As usual, that thought brought the sting of tears to her eyes.

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  • He had now been for some days in Moscow and was staying as usual at his father's house.

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  • As usual, I'm far ahead of you all.

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  • As usual, they were right.

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  • Can I see him? asked Pierre, awkwardly as usual, but unabashed.

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  • He looked even more distinguished than usual in his Spanish garb.

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  • After supper, they all spent their usual evening in the family room.

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  • It was late, so he made his usual rounds.

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  • He was dressed in his usual indigo jeans and western shirt.

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  • Maybe that was why his response lacked the usual mocking humor.

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  • He gave the usual nod.

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  • The shepherd led them gently back to the hut and gave them their usual supper of bread and milk.

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  • No masters of the houses being found anywhere, the French were not billeted on the inhabitants as is usual in towns but lived in it as in a camp.

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  • When Denisov had come to Pokrovsk at the beginning of his operations and had as usual summoned the village elder and asked him what he knew about the French, the elder, as though shielding himself, had replied, as all village elders did, that he had neither seen nor heard anything of them.

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  • After the Emperor had left Moscow, life flowed on there in its usual course, and its course was so very usual that it was difficult to remember the recent days of patriotic elation and ardor, hard to believe that Russia was really in danger and that the members of the English Club were also sons of the Fatherland ready to sacrifice everything for it.

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  • The church bells everywhere were ringing for service, just as usual on Sundays.

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  • And as usual nothing happened in accord with the disposition.

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  • When a pause occurred during his short visit, Nicholas, as is usual when there are children, turned to Prince Andrew's little son, caressing him and asking whether he would like to be an hussar.

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  • The pond rises and falls, but whether regularly or not, and within what period, nobody knows, though, as usual, many pretend to know.

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  • A few intimate friends were dining with the Rostovs that day, as usual on Sundays.

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  • It is done in all the brothels, and with these words Marya Dmitrievna, turning up her wide sleeves with her usual threatening gesture and glancing sternly round, moved across the room.

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  • Natasha as usual answered before she had time to think what she would say.

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  • We yacked the usual inanities for a few minutes until Howie excused himself to use the bathroom.

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  • Mr. Westlake, dressed in his usual dusty and patched attire, pressed Cynthia for the reason behind her unusual reticence.

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  • Several times she listened at the door, and it seemed to her that his mutterings were louder than usual and that they turned him over oftener.

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  • But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers--but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.

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  • He crossed the room with his usual grace.

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  • She played with her dolls more than usual, and would have nothing to do with me.

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  • In fact, I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make what use and get what advantage of her I can, as is usual in such cases.

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  • He had left Moscow when Boris was a boy of fourteen, and had quite forgotten him, but in his usual impulsive and hearty way he took Boris by the hand with a friendly smile.

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  • She was speaking as usual in French, and as if after long self-restraint she wished to make up for lost time.

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  • The only thing that made Princess Mary anxious about him was that he slept very little and, instead of sleeping in his study as usual, changed his sleeping place every day.

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  • Alpatych entered the innyard at a quicker pace than usual and went straight to the shed where his horses and trap were.

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  • As usual after dinner he was slightly feverish, and his thoughts were preternaturally clear.

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  • Napoleon, with his usual assurance that whatever entered his head was right, wrote to Kutuzov the first words that occurred to him, though they were meaningless.

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  • Allen had been drinking at the party a little more than usual.

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  • How the dream began, she couldn't remember but she was in his arms and he was gazing down at her, his expression as bland as usual.

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  • She was wrong - as usual.

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  • We considered the session might take much longer than usual.

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  • We not only lacked an exact time, but the in the turmoil of Martha's delivery, Betsy didn't spot the announcement in her usual timely manner.

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  • Do you treat these calls differently from the usual calls?

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  • Weekends were private time for all of us and we weren't sure if Howie would adopt the usual routine of doing our own thing.

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  • I was surprised when the recipient of my muffled tip-calls was not the usual person.

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  • I asked her, as if it was business as usual.

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  • He swiveled his head, back and forth between sides, unwilling as usual to make a decision.

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  • Instead of using our usual tip line, we conveyed the information directly to Detroit where the abduction took place.

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  • While Molly was her usual quiet self, and perhaps a little nervous, it was obvious she was excited.

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  • Shucks. I was hoping it was back to business as usual.

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  • Betsy remained down in the dumps over Martha's departure but per usual, she successfully researched the Internet and found directions to eight different camping parks in the area.

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  • He thought everyone else was below him and not in the usual way.

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  • And I'm gone too; again, not in my usual way of departure.

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  • Ye want the usual?

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  • Sometimes he did this after he'd hit her or screamed at her worse than usual.

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  • It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.

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  • When Saturday's daylight arrived to David Dean's exhausted eyes, the time had slipped past his usual rising hour and voices and footsteps rattled the old timbers of Bird Song.

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  • A man, not the usual wimpy social lady, was the culprit who organized the hasty departure.

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  • David Dean was hanging patriotic bunting by dawn's early light when Cynthia finished setting out the usual assortment of pastries for the guests and joined her husband for the short walk to the Community Center.

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  • The departure left husband Joseph in an even surlier mood than usual, and he growled his way through breakfast.

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  • Supper was picked-at leftovers, and neither felt like socializing with Bird Song's guests, who came and went on their own, without their usual afternoon goodies and conversation.

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  • The Deans rose at their usual early hour.

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  • Most of the lodgers were about their daily activities, with Fred off to the post office, Maria doing her duties with her usual exuberance, and the Deans hovering close by.

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  • As usual, Fred paused for emphasis.

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  • Darkyn appeared unwelcoming as usual, his frame rigid and his growl loud enough for Gabriel to hear.

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  • Alex and Bill had wandered off with Jonathan and the twins, as usual, which left Carmen with Katie and Destiny.

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  • Nothing more than usual.

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  • You.re here to watch over Toby, as usual?

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  • Evelyn appeared serene and perfect, as usual.

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  • Gladys Turnbull was sleeping late, as usual.

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  • The top drawer contained the usual assortment of pens, pencils and paperclips.

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  • It was Thursday evening and Dean showered and drove over to Ethel Rosewater's luxury apartment where the preliminaries seemed to move along even quicker than usual.

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  • Her concerns were unfounded, as usual.

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  • I survived, as usual.

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  • Refusing to be crowned, or even to take the usual oaths of observance, he simply announced his accession to the Hungarian counties, and then deliberately proceeded to break down all the ancient Magyar institutions.

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  • The usual coronation gifts he devoted to the benefit of the Honved invalids who had fought in the War of Independence.

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  • Instead of presenting the Go vern- usual programme, the new premier read to the arliament.

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  • This instance of abnegation is the more worthy of record that it formed a marked exception to Laplace's usual course.

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  • It is usual to write this as a fraction, inverting the order of the factors in the numerator.

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  • Every unit of the rth species which does not vanish is the product of r different units of the first species; two such units are independent unless they are permutations of the same set of primary units e i, in which case they are equal or opposite according to the usual rule employed in determinants.

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  • Anatomy and the study of animal mechanism, animal physics and animal chemistry, all of which form part of a true zoology, were excluded from the usual definition of the word by the mere accident that the zoologist had his museum but not his garden of living specimens as the botanist had; 1 and, whilst the zoologist was thus deprived of the means of anatomical and physiological study - only later supplied by the method of preserving animal bodies in alcohol - the demands of medicine for a knowledge of the structure of the human animal brought into existence a separate and special study of human anatomy and physiology.

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  • This is the ordinary formula for a reflecting plane grating, and it shows that the spectra are formed in the usual directions.

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  • The secondary pulses diverted by the ruling fall upon an object-glass as usual, and on arrival at the focus constitute a procession equally spaced in time, the interval between consecutive members depending upon the obliquity.

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  • There was another form of obelisk, also tapering, but more squat than the usual type, with two of the sides narrow and terminating in a rounded top. One such of Senwosri I., covered with sculpture and inscriptions, lies at Ebgig in the Fayum.

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  • Another name for the vessel is ostensorium, from ostendere, to exhibit, show; whence the usual French name ostensoir.

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  • Garments were multiplied, and the cape and long mantle, which had previously been uncommon, were now usual.

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  • For the feet the sandal (o-avbaXov, Ti&Xov) was the usual wear; for hunting and travelling high boots were worn.

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  • The Admiralty was naturally anxious to secure the services of trustworthy flag officers, and having confidence in Hood promoted him rear-admiral out of the usual course on the 26th of September 1780, and sent him to the West Indies to act as second in command under Rodney, to whom he was personally known.

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  • In our most trivial walks, we are constantly, though unconsciously, steering like pilots by certain well-known beacons and headlands, and if we go beyond our usual course we still carry in our minds the bearing of some neighboring cape; and not till we are completely lost, or turned round--for a man needs only to be turned round once with his eyes shut in this world to be lost--do we appreciate the vastness and strangeness of nature.

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  • My bricks, being second-hand ones, required to be cleaned with a trowel, so that I learned more than usual of the qualities of bricks and trowels.

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  • He wrote "800 rubles" on a card, but while the waiter filled his glass he changed his mind and altered it to his usual stake of twenty rubles.

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  • She spent the night of the fourteenth as usual, without undressing, in the room next to the one where the prince lay.

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  • Moscow seen from the Poklonny Hill lay spaciously spread out with her river, her gardens, and her churches, and she seemed to be living her usual life, her cupolas glittering like stars in the sunlight.

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  • In Petersburg at that time a complicated struggle was being carried on with greater heat than ever in the highest circles, between the parties of Rumyantsev, the French, Marya Fedorovna, the Tsarevich, and others, drowned as usual by the buzzing of the court drones.

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  • If it weren't for the joy of hearing the usual glowing report, the conference would almost be a waste of time – almost.

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  • Carmen leaned over and gave Alex the usual kiss and then paused, staring down at him.

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  • She leaned over to give him the usual kiss.

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  • Instead of his usual pleased smile, he simply turned back to Jonathan.

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  • Deidre sensed his anger, though his movements were as controlled and purposeful as usual.

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  • Her longtime friend was impossible to read, as usual, and she saw the similarity in features between him and Andre.

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  • As usual, the next stop filled the train, and she looked with some irritation at a five-year-old who shoved by her legs to stand next to the window beside her.

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  • As usual, the phone rang until her voicemail picked up.

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  • As usual, Katie felt a twinge of jealousy at the sight of her sister that only grew when Giovanni—Hannah.s handsome fiancé—circled the car to take her arm and lead her to the stairs to the castle.

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  • He didn.t want her storming out as usual when he said something wrong.

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  • At Tamer.s height and built like a tank, there had never been anything soft about Death.s assassin, but he seemed more distant than usual.

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  • Kiera took her usual chair, and Romas ruffled her hair as he passed her.

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  • Yeah. The usual, I guess.

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  • She was cheerful as usual and brought Kiera a set of clean clothing.

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  • It felt heavier than usual already.

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  • Rather, more so than you do me, given your usual behavior.

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  • He appeared hard and strong as usual.

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  • If she's kept him up all night, he'll be more of a morning bear than usual.

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  • Fred The Bear joined them, later than usual, and confirmed their speculation.

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  • It was business as usual.

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  • Just as batch number three of muffins was ready, Effie stuck her head in the kitchen, looking over her shoulder, even more nervously than usual.

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  • Later, in that languid time between lovemaking and the usual surrender to sleep, Cynthia remained awake.

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  • It was colder than usual, with the sun obscured by clouds, portending the accuracy of a forecast of snow.

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  • Then she added, But she didn't sound her usual self.

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  • She'd like to kill the...she used a term very uncommon to her usual vocabulary.

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  • Not only did the intensifying snow make climbing even more dangerous than usual, but Shipton's accident had cloaked a pall over everyone's activities.

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  • The return trip from Grand Junction had taken Dean twice the usual two hours, a slalom of ditched autos, snow plows, ice and stopped traffic.

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  • It was after eight, long past his usual wake-up time.

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  • It was going down as usual.

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  • Dean read before going to bed, earlier than usual.

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  • You're just not up to your usual detective-sharpness so I'm taking on the bulk of this here investigation.

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  • Dean wasn't thinking at near his usual high level.

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  • The usual forty-five minute trip took little more than a half hour.

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  • Claire, in her usual manner, said nothing as she departed, but Effie had flustered and hovered about, asking detailed questions about Annie as soon as her sister was out of ear-shot.

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  • The day was overcast and absent the warming glow of the sun, felt colder than usual.

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  • Jackson sat at the piano while Sarah found her usual chair, and grabbed a throw pillow to hug.

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  • He opened the door before she made it half way up the walk, and as usual she left him breathless.

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  • Actually, I was considering a departure from my usual costume.

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  • This is going to be a lot more cumbersome than my usual costume.

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  • That's because your usual costume isn't a costume at all.

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  • He held her hand, noting that she felt warmer than usual.

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  • Upon entering the music room, she grabbed her throw pillow, sat in her usual chair and cooed, "Pleeeeze do that one about the clouds, the one you always lock the door for?"

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  • Josh strolled across the room and glanced down at her - misreading her expression, as usual.

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  • As usual, you deliver.

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  • He didn't think his abruptness any more clipped than usual, but Dan would knew the difference.

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  • He had awakened a few moments before the usual time, ordinarily a good sign, but after rubbing open his eyes, he discovered it was a white day, hazy and sultry, without a speck of blue in the sky.

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  • Jeffrey Byrne had telephoned home in early evening, his usual practice when he was traveling on business trips.

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  • It was the usual swing down to Norfolk.

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  • The trip would make for a 15-hour tour but it would certainly break up the usual routine.

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  • Rita had returned and Harrigan was knee-deep in paper work, smiling as usual, but looking as if his heart wasn't in it. ita Angeltoni was the sloppiest woman Dean had ever known.

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  • Randy Byrne was in his usual place at shortstop, but the young man was much more subdued than the last time Dean had seen him play.

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  • But his play was as sharp as usual as he handled a hard ground ball to his left, cleanly gunning the runner out by three steps.

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  • Murder seems a real stretch, given lack of motive—nothing missing, no evidence or anything else usual to a homicide.

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  • Plus we don't have the usual nice little note saying, 'See you in the next life, honey.

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  • Ol' Vinnie was being, as usual, a pain in the butt.

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  • It's not business as usual.

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  • Dean was out of the house before Fred arose and the morning passed uneventfully with Dean, Harrigan and Tom DeLeo addressing the usual assortment of Parkside offenses.

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  • Harrigan, smiling as usual, was anxious to get home to his new wife and turned down Dean's offer of a beer.

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  • He was resigned to quietly reading a book until Mrs. Porter the housekeeper showed up a day early, accommodating a family wedding, and Dean's peace began competing with the sounds of a vacuum cleaner and Mrs. Porter's radio music, even worse junk than Fred's usual selections.

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

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  • When Dean replaced the phone and glanced up, the tall figure of Jonathan Winston was standing next to his desk, smiling down and, as usual, impeccably dressed.

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  • Dean explained he'd promised Cynthia Byrne a report, detailed beyond the usual, in an effort to help her in obtaining a death certificate.

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  • Jonathan Winston accepted the thanks of the officers with his usual grace and digni­ty.

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  • Dean spent the balance of Friday wading through paperwork, a chore made more depressing than usual because yesterday's driz­zle had given birth to a storybook spring day.

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  • As usual, Alex went for quality, not show... and sentiment.

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  • As they reached the door, he allowed her to exit first in his usual chivalrous way.

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  • As usual, his western shirt was tucked neatly into crisp indigo jeans.

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  • What was so terrible that he couldn't come out with it in his usual candid manner?

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  • Mums greeted her with the usual warmth.

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  • He turned and trudged across the corral, his shoulders were slumped and his walk lacked its usual spring.

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  • Supper was the usual savory cuisine and pleasant conversation.

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  • It wasn't unusual for him to unwind after a trip by taking a ride and Carmen accepted it with the usual grace.

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  • As she met that sweet chocolate gaze, her pulse did the usual dance.

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  • He managed the attitude of the Cha Cha without the usual extreme movement of the hips.

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  • Felipa was her usual bubbly self and everyone from the twins to the guests was enjoying her antics.

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  • Gerald mounted in his usual awkward style and followed her.

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  • His deep voice had the usual effect on her pulse.

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  • The trip back to Arkansas was uneventful with the exception of the fact that Alex was more gallant than usual.

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  • Hamburgers, hot dogs, onion rings, French fries - you know, the usual fast food stuff.

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  • Inexplicable relief overshadowed the usual annoyance at that idea.

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  • As he strode around the car to the driver's side with his usual grace, it struck her that Denton never looked so nice in casual clothes.

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  • You were being a jerk – as usual.

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  • Xander rose, more restless than usual.

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  • He spent most of the night up with the woman in his bed then fell asleep after he fed from her, content and sated, as usual.

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  • The blonde came down the stretch of beach, wearing even less than usual.

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  • The usual variations in habit that characterize plant-feeding insects are exhibited by the Thysanoptera some species being found only on one particular food-plant, while others thrive indifferently on a large assortment.

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  • The first set relate as usual to the hour of commencement, the second to the hours of occurrence of lightning causing fires.

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  • The varnish to fix the webs is applied, not on the surface T as is usual, but on a bevel for the purpose,' the position of the webs depending on their tension to keep them in their furrows.

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  • Shaftesbury, with fifteen other peers, petitioned the king that it might as usual be held in the capital.

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  • In one day all the usual orders were conferred on him, and even the great preacher Massillon consented to take part in the ceremonies.

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  • His friend Beeckman lent him a copy of Galileo's work, which he glanced through in his usual manner with other men's books; he found it good, and " failing more in the points where it follows received opinions than where it diverges from them."

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  • There were also the usual decuriones (town councillors) and Augustales.

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  • With another form of gas stove coke is used in place of the perforated asbestos; the fire is started with the gas, which, when the coke is well alight, may be dispensed with, and the fire kept up with coke in the usual way.

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  • With " very hard " water this deposit may require removal every three months; in London it is usual to clean out the boiler every six months and the cylinders and tanks at longer intervals.

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  • His usual signature was "Jhone Neper," but in a letter written in 1608, and in all deeds signed after that date, he wrote "Jhone Nepair."

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  • For higher and professional education there are two national universities at Buenos Aires and Cordoba, and three provincial universities, at La Plata, Santa Fe and Parana, which comprise faculties of law, medicine and engineering, in addition to the usual courses in arts and science.

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  • This law naturally made a deep impression on military Europe, not merely because the period of color service was reducedGermany had taken this step years beforebut because of the almost entire absence of the usual exemptions.

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  • The non-commissioned officers are, as usual in universal service armies, drawn partly from men who voluntarily enlist at a relatively early age, and partly from men who at the end of their compulsory period of service are re-engaged.

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  • It has the usual rectangular plan, with several pretty squares and straight, clean, well-paved streets.

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  • The small pouch, supported by the usual epipubic bones, opens backwards.

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  • Cleitarchus, who can scarcely have visited the place himself, with his usual recklessness of statement, confounded the tombs behind the palaces with those of Nakshi Rustam; indeed he appears to imagine that all the royal sepulchres were at the same place.

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  • The bones are delicately formed, and there is the lack of calf usual in black races.

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  • The country passed through was mostly of a forbidding character, except where the Kimberley district was entered, and the expedition suffered even more than the usual hardships.

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  • The Chinese were hard-working and had the usual fortune attending those who work hard.

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  • The pre-Socratics may be classed as naïve materialists in this sense; though, as at that early period the contrast between matter and spirit had not been' fully realized and matter was credited with properties that belong to life, it is usual to apply the term hylozoism to the earliest stage of Greek metaphysical theory.

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  • During the summer it is a place of considerable resort for the sake of its waters - saline, chalybeate and sulphur - and it possesses the usual accessories of pump-rooms, baths and a recreation ground.

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  • In his attitude towards Arabi, the would-be saviour of Egypt, Abd-ul-Hamid showed less than his usual astuteness, and the resulting consolidation of England's hold over the country contributed still further to his estrangement from Turkey's old ally.

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  • At an earlier date, however, it was usual to anoint the dead.

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  • From the first, however, it had a military significance, and its usual Latin translation was miles, although minister was often used.

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  • The usual attributes of Silenus were the wine-skin (from which he is inseparable), a crown of ivy, the Bacchic thyrsus, the ass, and sometimes the panther.

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  • Where high speed lowering is not required it is usual to employ a reversing motor and keep it always in gear.

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  • In steam cranes it is usual to work all the motions from one double cylinder engine.

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  • This was usual in child marriages.

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  • The repair being thus completed, the various mark buoys are picked up, and the ship returns to her usual station.

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  • In such cases it is usual to employ a local battery to produce the signals, and to close the local battery circuit by means of a relay working.

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  • The usual working speed is from 100 to 120 words per minute.

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  • By a modification of this apparatus the message, instead of being immediately re-transmitted into the second cable, can be punched on a paper slip, which can be inserted in the usual way into an automatic transmitter, so as to send either cable or Morse signals.

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  • The receiving instrument is joined up across these ends in the usual manner.

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  • Before explaining the advantages of such small damping it Will be necessary to consider the usual forms of the receiving appliance.

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  • This consists of a receiving antenna similar to the sending antenna, and in any wireless telegraph station it is usual to make the one and the same antenna do duty as a receiver or sender by switching it over from one apparatus to the other.

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  • Its deflexion was observed by an attached mirror in the usual way.

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  • When the subscribers in a local area exceed a certain number, or when for some other reason it is not convenient or economical to connect all the subscribers in the area to one exchange, it is usual to divide the area into a number of districts in each of which an exchange is placed, and to connect these district exchanges together by means of " junction circuits."

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  • At first it was usual to join the microphone transmitter in the direct circuit.

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  • At the outgoing end the circuits are multipled on the subscribers' switchboard, while at the incoming end they terminate in plugs on a special incoming junction switchboard upon which the subscribers' lines are multipled in the usual way.

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  • This system of course requires that the exchange equipment shall include machines _ capable of delivering a positive pulsating current and a negative pulsating current, besides the usual alternations required for the ringing of ordinary subscribers.

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  • Finding the usual crowd of beggars before St Peter's, he exchanged his clothes with one of them, and experienced an overpowering joy in spending the day begging among the rest.

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  • The dispute was fought out in Flanders; but Spanish Lombardy felt the shock, as usual, of the French and Austrian dynasties.

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  • As usual when dealing with weaker nations, the German chancellor resorted to intimidation.

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  • Conflicts occurred between the strikers and the independent laborers and the police; the trouble spread to the city of Parma, where violent scenes occurred when the labor exchange was occupied by the troops, and many soldiers and policemen, whose behaviour as usual was exemplary throughout, were seriously wounded.

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  • That suggests pantheism, the usual form of such esoteric wisdom.

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  • The natives showed their usual hostility, killing all stragglers.

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  • It is usual for the umbrella to have an even, circular, uninterrupted margin; but in the order Narcomedusae secondary down-growths between the tentacles produce a lobed, indented margin to the umbrella.

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  • The most usual condition, however, is that in which sessile medusoid gonophores or sporosacs are produced.

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  • Spinoza abounds in the same sense, and is as usual perfectly candid " Naturae leges et regulae, secundum quas omnia fiunt et ex unis formis in alias mutantur, sunt ubique et semper eadem."

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  • How far the official principal had jurisdiction in criminal matters by virtue of his office, how far it was usual to add this jurisdiction by special commission, and what were the respective limits of his office and that of the vicar-general, are questions of some nicety.

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  • The bishop of London was treated as the diocesan bishop of the colonists in North America; and in order to provide for testamentary and matrimonial jurisdiction it was usual in the letters patent appointing the governor of a colony to name him ordinary.

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  • As a result, however, partly of the usual want of work on the grasslands in certain seasons, there has been a considerable emigration to America.

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  • The Holy Spirit, we are told, rested on him, drawn to him by the usual means of the mysticsself-flogging, ablutions and penance.

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  • In such cases the characters of the adult tissue clearly depend solely upon the characters of the cell-walls, and it is usual in plant-anatomy to speak of the wall with its enclosed cavity as the cell, and the contained protoplasm or other substances, if present, as cell-contents.

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  • Its most usual seat of origin in the stem is the external layer of the cortex immediately below the epidermis; in the root, the pericycle.

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  • As the action of the chlorophyll apparatus is directly dependent upon light, and the immediate result of its activity is the building up of complex compounds, it has become usual to speak of the processes it sets up under the name of photosynthesis.

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  • The usual necrosis of the injured cortex occursdrying up, shrivelling, and consequent stretching and cracking of the dead cortex on the wood beneath.

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  • There has bsen an interchange between it and the Mexico-American sub-region, but as usual the northern has been orenonderant.

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  • Palms as usual are few and not nearly related.

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  • Before the Roman legions were sent into a new region to extend the limits of the empire, it was usual to send out exploring expeditions to report as to the nature of the country.

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  • They passed the cape on the 31st of January, encountering the usual westerly winds.

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  • It is usual to distinguish between the general coast-line measured from point to point of the headlands disregarding the smaller bays, and the detailed coast-line which takes account of every inflection shown by the map employed, and follows up river entrances to the point where tidal action ceases.

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  • As usual with him, however, he failed to retain the confidence of his coadjutors to the end.

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  • The clavicles, when united, as usual, form the furcula; mostly the distal median portion is drawn out into a hypocleidium of various shape.

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  • Each brachiocephalic soon sends off its subclavian, while in the normal or more usual cases the rest proceeds as the carotid trunk, inclusive of the vertebral artery.

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  • This is the usual arrangement.

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  • The usual suggestion, that the warm air contained within them assists the bird in flight, balloon-like, is absurd.

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  • He engraved about fifty plates, according to the usual reckoning; some thirty of them are mostly accounted indisputable - often large, full of figures, and highly studied.

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  • With his usual energy he set to work at once to reorganize the whole management.

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  • But the growth of a united Sicilian nation was impossible; the usual style to express the inhabitants of the island is "omnes" or "u n iversi Siciliae populi."

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  • Ungava includes much of the lower portion of Labrador, with a rim of recent marine deposits along its western coast, but the interior has the usual character of low rocky hills of Archean rocks, especially granite and gneiss, with a long band of little disturbed iron-bearing rocks, resembling the Animikie, or Upper Huronian of the Lake Superior region, near its eastern side.

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  • The complicated plot is constructed with greater skill than is usual with this dramatist, and the pathos of particular situations, and of the entire character of Penthea - a woman doomed to hopeless misery, but capable of seeking to obtain for her brother a happiness which his cruelty has condemned her to forego - has an intensity and a depth which are all Ford's own.

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  • Even the lesser characters are more pleasing than usual, and some beautiful lyrics are interspersed in the play.

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  • Water-melons, sun-flowers and flax, both the last two for oil, are usual crops.

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  • The usual practice was for the whole of the people in one village to devote themselves to one special occupation.

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  • But, partly from the usual laxity of the administration and partly from the readiness of the Jews to conciliate the needy officials, the rules had been by no means strictly applied.

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  • The usual mode of publishing such reports is to forward them to railway companies concerned, as well as to the press, and on application to any one else who is interested.

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  • In Ireland the usual gauge is 5 ft.

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  • Occasionally on a double-track railway one platform placed between the tracks serves both of them; this " island " arrangement, as it is termed, has the advantage that more tracks can be readily added without disturbance of existing buildings, but when it is adopted the exit from the trains is at the opposite side to that which is usual, and accidents have happened through passengers alighting at the usual side without noticing the absence of a platform.

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  • Instead of sacerdotal kings, there were royal priests, anointed with oil, arrayed with kingly insignia, claiming the usual royal dues in addition to the customary rights of the priests.

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  • Ferns abound, some of them peculiar, and tree ferns on the higher islands, and all the usual fruit trees and cultivated plants of the Pacific are found.

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  • The buildings themselves, with the usual halls, bath-rooms and magazines, together with a shrine of the Mother Goddess, occupy two sides of a rectangle, enclosing a court at a higher level approached by flights of stairs.

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  • During the insurrection which followed, the usual barbarities were committed on both sides; the Christians betook themselves to the mountains, and the Mussulman peasants crowded into the fortified towns.

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  • It was an elaborate construction of polished brass, and, contrary to the usual custom, seems to have been placed in the centre of the altar-step, long branches stretching out towards the four cardinal points, bearing smaller candles.

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  • The southerly summer winds of the Asiatic seas between the equator and the tropic do not extend to the coasts of Java, and the southeasterly trade winds are there developed in the usual manner.

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  • The Japanese have produced few books of importance, and their compositions are chiefly remarkable as being lighter and more secular than is usual in Asia, but the older Chinese works take high rank both for their merits and the effect they have had.

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  • David was still at court in his usual position when he became certain that the king was aiming at his life.

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  • Bathsheba's influence added a new element of danger to the usual jealousies of the harem, and two of David's sons perished in vain attempts to claim the throne, which she appears to have viewed as the rightful inheritance of her own child.

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  • This corre sponds to the usual pre sence (in the Rhyncho- bdellidae) of three annuli to each segment.

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  • From them he heard plenty of abuse of stock-jobbing, and seizing their ideas he began to regard stock-jobbing, or agiotage, as the source of all evil, and to attack in his usual vehement style the Banque de St Charles and the Compagnie des Eaux.

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  • Though Howe was now nearly seventy, and had been trained in the old school, he displayed an originality not usual with veterans, and not excelled by any of his successors in the war, not even by Nelson, since they had his example to follow and were served by more highly trained squadrons than his.

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  • The custom probably dates from the times when death in battle was the usual death.

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  • The crops can then be sown in due time, which in wet years, and with the usual teams of horses kept on a farm, is not always practicable.

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  • On farms of moderate size it is usual to hire steam tackle as required, the outlay involved in the purchase of a set being justifiable only in the case of estates or of very big farms where, when not engaged in ploughing, or in cultivating, or in other work upon the land, the steam-engine may be employed in threshing, chaff-cutting, sawing and many similar operations which require power.

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  • But a little reflection will show that he wrote with his usual accuracy and sobriety when he described her influence on him.

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  • What was mistaken for it was fashioned in the heat of controversy by men whose interests were practical rather than scientific, who could not write correct English, and revealed in their reasoning the usual fallacies of the merely practical man' So the " old Political Economy " lies shattered.

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  • The Heteropoda exhibit a series of modifications in the form and proportions of the visceral mass and foot, leading from a condition readily comparable with that of a typical Pectinibranch such as Rostellaria, with the three regions of the foot strongly marked and a coiled visceral hump of the usual proportions, up to a condition in which the whole body is of a tapering cylindrical shape, the foot a plate-like vertical fin, and the visceral hump almost completely atrophied.

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  • The heart lying within the adjacent pericardium has the usual form, a single auricle and ventricle.

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  • The great development of the parapodia seen in Aplysia is usual in Tectibranchiate Opisthobranchs.

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  • Karl Semper has shown that these slugs have, in addition to the usual pair of cephalic eyes, a number of eyes developed upon the dorsal integument.

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  • For the present he experienced a sharp rebuff of fortune, which he met with his usual fortitude.

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  • The senate, as usual, took the lead in suggesting some such change in the constitution; and it besought Napoleon "to complete his work by rendering it, like his glory, immortal."

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  • The Bonapartes had intrigued for it with their usual persistence, and Napoleon was careful never to make it impossible.

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  • Subsequent discoveries, however, have made it clear that Mycenae was not its chief centre in its earlier stages, or, perhaps, at any period; and, accordingly, it is more usual now to adopt a wider geographical title.

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  • This last name is evidently meant to be Hebrew, "Yahweh of the heavens," the God of the Jews being of a secondary rank in the usual Gnostic style.

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  • His usual epithet is "the Ancient" (`Atiga), and he is also called "the deeply hidden and guarded."

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  • The Paris MS. has simply Philobiblon olchoti anglici, and does not contain the usual concluding note of the date when the book was completed by Richard.

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  • The two nuclei are successively divided from the egg nucleus in the usual way, but they frequently become absorbed in the peripheral protoplasm instead of being extruded from the egg-cell altogether.

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  • Doncaster (1906-1907) on the eggs of sawflies, the number of chromosomes is not reduced in parthenogenetic egg-nuclei, while, in eggs capable of fertilization, the usual reduction-divisions occur.

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  • In addition to these abnormal cases, the life of certain insects is naturally more prolonged than usual.

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  • Such excessive multiplication of the larger taxonomic divisions shows an imperfect sense of proportion, for if the term " class " be allowed its usual zoological value, no student can fail to recognize that the Hexapoda form a single welldefined class, from which few entomologists would wish to exclude even the Apterygogenea.

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  • The subsequent coronation was marked by portentous novelties, the most significant of which was the king's omission to take the usual coronation oath, which omission was interpreted to mean that he considered himself under no obligation to his subjects.

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  • Notwithstanding its name it only contains eighty plates, but of them forty-two, all by Pretre and in his usual stiff style, represent birds.

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  • This is the most usual fashion among the various groups of birds, including all the " aerial " forms excepting Passerinae, Macrochires and Picinae.

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  • Wagner foresaw the use that would be made of this discovery by the adherents of the new philosophy, and, in the usual language of its opponents at the time, strove to ward off the " misinterpretations " that they would put upon it.

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  • He is generally characterized by the sceptre and diadem, the usual attributes of kings.

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  • Ephthalite is the usual orthography, but Hephthalite is perhaps more correct.

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  • In fact, he was never acknowledged as emperor by the entire Roman world, though at Rome the senate accepted him and decreed to him the usual imperial honours.

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  • Giovanni e Paolo was the usual burying-place of the doges, and contains many noble mausoleums of various dates.

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  • Since 18 9 4 women who possess the usual qualifications required of men may vote for and be voted for as members of boards of education.

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  • The power as conferred at that time, however, is broader than usual, for it extends not only to items in appropriation bills, but to separate sections in other measures, and, in addition to the customary provision for passing a bill over the governor's veto by a two-thirds vote of each house it is required that the votes for repassage in each house must not be less than those given on the original passage.

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  • The people met, not as usual in the Pnyx, but in the Agora, in the presence of the Archons, and recorded their votes by placing in urns small fragments of pottery (which in the ancient world served the purpose of waste-paper) (ostraca) on which they wrote the name of the person whom they wished to banish.

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  • Beneficent social work out of the more usual type is directed by the music and bath departments of the city government.

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  • She was worshipped, under the form of a conical stone, in an open-air sanctuary of the usual Cypriote type (not unlike those of Mycenaean Greece), the general form of which is known from representations on late gems, and on Roman imperial coins;' its ground plan was discovered by excavations in 1888.2 It suffered repeatedly from earthquakes, and was rebuilt more than once; in Roman times it consisted of an open court, irregularly quadrangular, with porticos and chambers on three sides, and a gateway through them on the east.

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  • The question what covenants are " usual " is a question of fact.

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  • A covenant by the lessor, limited to his own acts and those of persons claiming under or through him, for the "quiet enjoyment" by the lessee of the demised premises, and covenants by the lessee to pay rent, to pay taxes, except such as fall upon the landlord, to keep the premises in repair, and to allow the landlord to enter and view the condition of the premises may be taken as typical instances of " usual " covenants.

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  • Covenants by the lessee to build and repair, not to assign or underlet without license, or to insure, or not to carry on a particular trade on the premises leased, have been held not to be " usual."

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  • The crop is picked, ginned and baled in the usual way, the Macarthy style action roller gins being almost exclusively employed.

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  • The cultivators, whether owners of the plantations, as is usual in some districts, or tenants, as is customary in others, are financed as a rule by commission agents.

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  • In order to protect dealers against the losses due to the insolvency of those with whom they have had transactions, weekly settlements on the exchange have been made compulsory; between brokers and their clients they are also usual.

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  • To discourage the sinking of wells on land immediately adjoining productive territory, it has been usual to drill along the borders of the land as far as practicable, in order to first obtain the oil which might otherwise be raised by others; and on account of the small area often controlled by the operator, the number of wells drilled has frequently been far in excess of the number which might reasonably be sunk.

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  • On the completion of drilling, or when the production is found to decrease, it is usual to torpedo the well to increase the flow.

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  • It is usual to begin by making an excava- Russia.

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  • In order to separate the distillate into various fractions, and to remove as much of it as possible free from condensed steam, it is now usual to employ condensing appliances of special form with outlets for running off the different fractions.

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  • The usual mode of conveyance is by ox-waggon or light cart.

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  • It has the disadvantage of not being direct reading when made in the usual form, but can easily be converted into a direct reading instrument by appropriately dividing the scale over which the index of the torsion head moves.

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  • He hastened to propitiate the former by a donative of twice the usual amount, and excused his hasty acceptance of the throne to the senate by alleging the impatient zeal of the soldiers and the necessity of an imperator for the welfare of the state.

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  • The internal evidence has, as is usual in such cases, been brought forward as a conclusive argument in favour of both contentions.

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  • The more usual method is to take milling soap, neutralize it with sodium bicarbonate or a mixture of fatty acids, and, after perfuming, it is aerated by mixing the hot soap with air in a specially designed crutcher.

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  • Gallatin worked at his new task with his usual industry, tact and patience, but the results were meagre, although an open breach on the delicate question of the north-east boundary of the United States was avoided by referring it to the arbitration of the king of the Netherlands.

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  • When the monarchy was supplanted in the usual Greek fashion by a hereditary nobility - a process accomplished, according to tradition, between about l000 and 683 B.C. - all power was appropriated by a privileged class of Eupatridae; the Geomori and Demiurgi, who formed the bulk of the community, enjoyed no political rights.

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  • Before reaching Montserrato, Ignatius purchased some sackcloth for a garment and hempen shoes, which, with a staff and gourd, formed the usual pilgrim's dress.

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  • When he arrived near Loyola he would not go to the castle, but lived at the public hospice at Azpeitia, and began his usual life of teaching Christian doctrine and reforming morals.

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  • Here he waited for a year until his companions could join him, and meanwhile he occupied himself in his usual good works, gaining several more companions and meeting Giovanni Piero Caraffa, afterwards Paul IV., who had lately founded the Theatines.

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  • Hood is a very usual dialectal form of wood; and in his play Edward the First, George Peele actually alludes to the bandit as "Robin of the Wood."

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  • The usual course of study lasts for three years, though some students remain for much longer.

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  • Any residue consists of black mercuric sulphide (and possibly white lead sulphate), in which mercury is confirmed by its usual tests.

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  • The halogens may be sometimes detected by fusing with lime, and testing the solution for a bromide, chloride and iodide in the usual way.

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  • Phosphorus is obtained as a soluble phosphate (which can be examined in the usual way) by lixiviating the product obtained when the substance is ignited with potassium nitrate and carbonate.

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  • In 1855 C. Brunner described a method for oxidizing the carbon to carbon dioxide, which could be estimated by the usual methods, by heating the substance with potassium bichromate and sulphuric acid.

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  • The product is dissolved in water, and the calcium haloid estimated in the usual way.

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  • These formulae, however, only apply to aliphatic amines; the results obtained in the aromatic series are in accordance with the usual formulae.

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  • And small finds of it on other sites have shown that it was usual all over Mesopotamia, and connects on the one side with the early pot fabrics of Asia Minor and on the other with the pottery of Anau and the kurgans of Turkistan, found by Pumpelly.

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  • Celts, of the usual late neolithic type, were generally of green jasper; hoe-blades (looking almost exactly like palaeolithic haches a main) of chert or coarse limestone; hammers of granite; mace-heads, of identical type with the early Egyptian, of diorite and limestone; nails of obsidian or smoky quartz, often beautifully made.

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  • In addition to the absence of prehensile power in their tails, douroucoulis, also known as night-apes, are distinguished by their large eyes, the sockets of which occupy nearly the whole front of the upper part of the skull, the partition between the nostrils being in consequence narrower than usual.

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  • It is also suspicious that no list of the members of the league is given, contrary to the usual custom.

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  • The execution of Robespierre on the 28th of July had ended the Terror, and Babeuf - now self-styled "Gracchus" Babeuf - defended the men of Thermidor and attacked the fallen terrorists with his usual violence.

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  • The most usual manifestation of this power is a state of ecstasy, of the nature of self-hypnotism.

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  • A departure from the usual regular corolla occurs in Echium and a few allied genera, where it is oblique; in Lycopsis it is also bent.

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