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wanting

wanting

wanting Sentence Examples

  • Betsy looked at her, as if wanting to hear more.

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  • Deidre squeezed her eyes closed, not wanting to see Darkyn response and afraid his anger might be directed at her.

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  • How could she blame him for wanting to smile?

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  • She stared into her cup, not wanting to say anything that would add fuel to the torch she suspected he was carrying for her.

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  • That's what I've been wanting to tell you.

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  • I wanted you to tell me that wasn't your sole reason for wanting to get married.

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  • She fought back tears, not wanting to cry in front of him.

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  • Fritz and Royce were squatted close to the fire, probably not wanting to get far from the food.

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  • What do you think I've been going through lately... wanting to tell you, wanting to hold you in my arms - not knowing if you felt the way I did.

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  • The other guests, embarrassed to see their host so humiliated and wanting no part of a Dawkins brawl, murmured excuses and toddled off to bed.

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  • The oven timer buzzed, and she turned away from Toni, not wanting to deal with him any longer.

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  • "They didn't hurt me," she said, not wanting to think about what he planned to do.

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  • "They didn't hurt me," she said, not wanting to think about what he planned to do.

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  • He squeezed it, not wanting to let her go.

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  • "I did go through it," he said, not wanting to disturb emotions he'd buried long ago.

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  • Dusty looked at Bianca, not wanting to send her away before talking to her.

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  • He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.

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  • He was hurt" she rushed on, not wanting to admit how, "but he's safe for now."

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  • She eyed it nervously, not wanting to venture past the safety of the bedroom.

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  • She shivered, not wanting to know what Talon planned.

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  • He was alive, after all, and there was some good to him for wanting to make things right.

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  • Yully Hughes stayed in her room, where her father told her to, not wanting to upset him.

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  • She bit his neck gently, not wanting to hurt him despite the strange dream and hunger in her body screaming to be filled.

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  • "A servant," Deidre said, not wanting them to hurt the poor girl.

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  • Deidre swallowed hard, wanting to chase after him but unsettled by his anger and the changes in him.

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  • Lisa hesitated, not wanting to alarm her friend with the details.

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  • I can understand you not wanting to invest the money for a car, but what's wrong with accepting a ride now and then?

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  • And I don't blame you for wanting to live on the ranch.

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  • She looked away, wanting nothing more than to disappear.

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  • Dean cursed himself for not wanting to talk to the redheaded deputy, who would have been infinitely preferable to this obnoxious jerk.

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  • Sonya had not seen anything, she was just wanting to blink and to get up when she heard Natasha say, "Of course she will!"

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  • She shrugged, not wanting to discuss the matter with him, but determined not to hurt his feelings.

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  • No, Bordeaux had only one reason for wanting to marry Cassie - the ranch.

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  • I staggered back to my room, away from the contented people playing around the pool, not wanting them to see me in tears.

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  • Bianca watched her, wanting to scream at her to stay.

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  • He smoothed her bouncy curls, wanting to let his hands continue down her body.

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  • She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.

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  • She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.

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  • Sofia retreated to her room, not wanting to fight more with Jake.

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  • He kneaded her breasts, wanting nothing better than to suckle her until she cried out in ecstasy.

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  • Not wanting to be around to hear Claire get her way, Sofia climbed onto the edge of Damian's balcony and stretched upward toward the ledge running around the mansion.

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  • She shook out the sexual energy running through her and turned on a light, not wanting to be alone in the dark while the dead man in her thoughts began to sob once more.

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  • She'd struggled with Claire, wanting to spare him the pain he'd unleashed on her.

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  • She hugged herself, wanting to throw her arms around him but knowing he was in as an approachable of a mood as Dustin.

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  • She couldn't think about such things without wanting to break down and weep.

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  • She shivered, not wanting to imagine what Darkyn was capable of or how hard it might be to outmaneuver him to leave Hell.

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  • She rolled away from him, not wanting to cry in front of him but unable to prevent the tears that were starting to form.

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  • He scared her, and she touched him instinctively, wanting his cool energy to help calm her emotions.

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  • She hesitated, though, not wanting to walk into another trap of Harmony's death dealers.

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  • She tasted sweet and saucy, like the woman herself, her heat, scent and silky skin filling his senses in a way that left him wanting more of her.

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  • She pushed at the black wall again, wanting to remember.

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  • With not trusting her but wanting to without understanding why.

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  • She was honest about wanting to help him and about how she felt.

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  • He cupped one of her cold cheeks in his hand, wanting to warm her up in whatever way it took.

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  • She listened, not wanting to cry or acknowledge the level of pain she put him through for so long.

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  • Gabriel watched her, wanting to verify that she didn't fear the creature she was trapped with.

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  • She turned away from him, wanting to be alone.

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  • I think he feels guilty for wanting to leave his dying girlfriend.

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  • He released her, not wanting to make this worse.

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  • Making love to her, wanting her dead, saving her life, walking away.

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  • She swallowed hard, not wanting to break down in front of them.

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  • "No, I'd have one anyway," she said, not wanting to admit she didn't think the skinny youth could've caught her anyway.

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  • The history they related to her, however, left her wanting to cry.

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  • No reassurance he'd be able to get past their history, no expression of wanting to be with her.

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  • Not wanting anyone to interfere with her plan for air, she drew a deep breath and asked the portal system to take her outside the stone fortress.

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  • She quickened her pace, not wanting to end up the dinner of some demon before she had a chance to try to plan an escape.

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  • He found himself lingering, wanting to feel a little less alone.

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  • The air was chilly, but she left the window open to the street sounds and the cold, wanting to feel normal.

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  • She feared asking him, not wanting to tip him off that she was plotting.

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  • She stood and glared at him, wanting to cry, scream, and sleep all at once.

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  • Wanting to give his friend, Rhyn, a moment of peace with his dead-dead parents, he waited until Rhyn was gone before withdrawing from the shadows.

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  • She trailed with a shiver, wanting to make sure her sister was truly safe before leaving.

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  • He clenched his fists, not wanting to think about Sasha or Kris or how quickly he, too, could have the tables turned on him as he had done to Sasha.

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  • She stood abruptly and crossed to the bathroom, wanting to be alone.

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  • He.d paced in front of her chamber at some point every day for three weeks, wanting to tell her something, anything, to make her want to stay.

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  • His whole body shaking, he tried to calm himself and withdrew, wanting to wipe away the taint of Sasha.s blood from his clothing and skin.

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  • Jade hesitated, not wanting to go near Sasha.s body.

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  • She trailed it, wanting nothing more than two minutes of relative peace so she could summon a portal.

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  • He fought with unrestrained fury, not wanting to stop and think of the most ridiculous thought ever to cross his mind.

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  • Katie tried to suppress it, not wanting to offend her friend, but it escaped.

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  • Rhyn watched, not wanting to leave for fear of being alone.

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  • Katie tried to concentrate on the words, wanting to help Rhyn before it was too late.

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  • She wandered back to the safety of her room, wanting paper and pencils, her favorite jeans … anything familiar to comfort her.

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  • He was torn between wanting to confront Ne'Rin and demand he make his sister an honorable woman and laughing out loud to know that he had chosen a nishani capable of healing his planet, his people.

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  • Kiera waited for him to speak, wanting to hide somewhere until she could think straight.

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  • Her heart fluttered at his words, and she grew excited about him wanting the type of relationship like she'd drawn, until she saw him fumbling with the page as if to pull it free.

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  • He found himself wanting his nishani to gaze at him as she did in the image.

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  • She paused inside the door, not wanting to deal with anything else.

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  • She stopped within full view of Jetr and waited, not wanting to draw the attention of the entire Council to her.

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  • You'll be wanting to spend lots of time at the library and museum.

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  • Alarm clocks ringing in the middle of the night, ghosts walking around, everyone hopping into someone else's bed, half the people wanting to kill the other half!

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  • He adlibbed a ridiculous story of wanting do a magazine piece on Shipton and began to flatter the listener, saying he was recommended as a prime source of accurate information.

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  • He kept wanting to see her face but was unable to do so.

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  • Only silence remained as he lay there, wanting to escape from all that was happening, surrender in the peace of sleep, but even sleep eluded him.

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  • They didn't say anything about still wanting to talk to you.

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  • He could picture her sitting there, listening to the ringing telephone, but not wanting to answer it.

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  • Once past that, the last hurdle was the human wanting to be turned.

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  • He was becoming both frustrated and hungry, and couldn't remember ever wanting a woman so fiercely.

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  • He felt torn between wanting to shake her and scream, 'Tell me!' and wanting to take her in his arms to comfort her.

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  • Now, that my friend is a good reason for wanting to turn.

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  • He considered fighting the hunger, not wanting to disturb Elisabeth who slept soundly with her head on his chest.

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  • That evening, Jackson and Elisabeth stayed up late as they had for the previous full moon, neither wanting to waste precious time together sleeping.

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  • There's nothing wrong with wanting to be cherished and protected.

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  • She hesitated, as if wanting to elaborate and then shrugged.

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  • Obviously he wanted to forget his earlier remark about wanting her.

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  • It was as if they were one person, clinging to each other - neither wanting to be the first to end the embrace.

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  • A lot of men started out not wanting children, but when they saw their own children it was another story.

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  • She gazed into his eyes, wanting desperately to tell him to stay.

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  • She dreaded entering, wanting a moment of peace before being confined within the spartanly furnished room with the manic Arnie Smith.

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  • She rubbed her face and considered ignoring her instinct, wanting to give the high-level government members the benefit of the doubt.

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  • She sat down to plot, not wanting to think what would happen if she failed to deliver the Horsemen somewhere safe or how much her Guardian would despise her once she acted.

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  • Brady shook his head, wanting nothing more than to return to the sparring ring.

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  • His hands roamed her body, and she returned his hot kisses, wanting him with the same lust she felt from him.

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  • She knocked and inched away, not wanting to find her neighbor and dog dead.

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  • Laser fire chased them across the sky, and he gripped the edge of the open bay tightly, not wanting another fall from the sky.

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  • Hannah's pretty eyes grew dark.  Kris kissed her on the forehead, not wanting his mate to worry, even if he didn't know what would happen once he and Kiki left for the underworld.

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  • Kris didn't answer, not wanting to think of how that conversation would go with the deity.  He tested his power again.  Kiki was right; they had none.

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  • Kris pursed his lips, wanting to release the curses coiled on his tongue.  He looked her over.  She'd at least worn sturdy shoes, long pants and shirt.  She was in decent shape, slender and toned from Pilates and the gym.

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  • You sound … wanting.  You never wondered what other people did, since you were always working?

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  • Toby was wrestling with a bush and didn't respond.  Katie breathed deeply and pushed forward, wanting very much to stop and sleep but suspecting she'd never awaken if she did.  She didn't have enough food cubes to drive off more than one more demon attack.  They'd have to find Rhyn and Gabe fast.

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  • Gabe and a few other assassins in black fought off hordes of demons.  Surprised, Rhyn launched into the melee with his dagger.  He slashed through several demons before the creatures realized he was there.  Wanting to keep them off balance, he morphed into his demon form and shredded the creatures with talons and fangs as deadly as theirs.

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  • He turned away, not wanting to care about the cost of getting his mate back.

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  • Dean found himself wanting to say "scoop."

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  • After he's gone missing, I can buy wanting to know what's going on back home but a month before he skips is too soon.

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  • There's nothing sick about wanting a man to take care of you.

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  • Not wanting to get the mess on his shirt, she resisted the urge to hug him.

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  • Alex had watched in silence as she struggled with the issue of wanting a baby.

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  • She gazed up at him, wanting to beg him not to go, but they had been all over that and it would only annoy him.

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  • Carmen waited for him to decide to leave, but he stood there as if wanting to talk.

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  • Not wanting to abandon Lori, she did nothing.

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  • It reminded her of what Katie had said about other women wanting him.

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  • Again Katie's words about other women wanting Alex came to mind.

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  • Not the least of which was Katie's comment about someone else wanting Alex.

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  • He'd grudgingly gone on the hunting trip, not wanting to leave Claire behind by herself.

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  • Not wanting to ruin their morning, Darian took her into his arms.

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  • He missed one strike, and she pulled the punch, not wanting to hurt him despite her anger.

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  • Jenn held his gaze, wanting with all her heart to convince him to walk away from her here, now.

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  • He pulled the necklace Jenn had taken from the immortal world and rose, wanting to see why it was so special to her.

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  • Darian rose, not wanting to leave when his family was in danger.

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  • He Traveled to them, wanting to blow off some of the emotional build-up and kill those that threatened everyone around him.

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  • Jenn resisted the urge to leave, wanting to pretend things were as normal as possible between them.

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  • Jenn pretended to be more disoriented than she was, wanting to catch him by surprise and Travel before he caught her.

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  • She yanked her hands free and stumbled around him, wanting to flee.

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  • Darian closed his eyes and watched the discordant memories flickering through her mind, not wanting her to suffer alone.

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  • He left her mind alone, not wanting to intrude now that she was calmer.

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  • Darian started towards the stairwell then stopped, not wanting to disturb Jenn after their long night.

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  • She bit her lip, not wanting to make yet another scene in front of the waiting warriors.

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  • "I learned to fight in the dark," was all he said, not wanting to invite more questions by mentioning his time in the catacombs.

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  • He went grudgingly, not wanting to deal with what awaited him.

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  • He rose and tossed the book away, wanting to distance his thoughts from the monsters that had condemned generation after generation of warlords with the beast.

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  • He gritted his teeth, not wanting to think of how long she'd cut herself to gather so much.

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  • Taran bit his tongue, wanting more than anything to refuse.

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  • That was what he was wanting to hear about, anyway.

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  • If you're serious about wanting to see someone again, you'd better give them a good night kiss they'll remember.

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  • He placed the cloak over her body and covered her face, not wanting to get dirt in her dark hair.

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  • Brandon clutched his hands together across from Jessi, as if wanting to hug his sister but unwilling to make such a gesture.

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  • He pushed the memory out of her mind, not wanting to have the discussion again.

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  • Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.

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  • She dropped the hands acting as a barrier between them, wanting to feel the comfort he offered, and rested her hands against his chest.

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  • Not wanting to deal with him at all, she took the coffee out to the porch and left, even more irritated to see he wore the necklace she desperately needed to steal.

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  • Jessi fought the sensations, not wanting to lose control, especially to him.

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  • Ashley's eyes glowed, and Jessi hated herself for wanting to leave or prevent her cousin from ever seeing Xander again, when it clearly made her happy.

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  • Jessi's sudden change of heart about wanting to go out tonight made more sense after Jenn's warning.

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  • He waited to speak, not wanting the cousins to overhear.

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  • Jessi hurried after him, not wanting to be alone in the scary place.

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  • Jessi breathed in his scent, wanting to feel the safety of his arms once more but torn by her situation.

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  • She was already too far involved with him, and she couldn't help wanting so much more.

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  • He held her gaze for a long moment, not wanting the moment to end.

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  • She tripped over something, caught herself, and continued, not wanting to be there when the Other returned.

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  • The Other was staring at the necklace, obviously wanting to snatch it but aware of whatever spell was on it that prevented anyone from touching it.

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  • Hugging herself, she sensed the magic in the air and moved back a few steps, not wanting to be caught up in the purple crossfire.

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  • Much in this direction is said by Lotze in various passages of his writings; anything complete, however, on the subject is wanting.

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  • Burmann was rather a compiler than a critic; his commentaries show immense learning and accuracy, but are wanting in taste and judgment.

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  • Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.

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  • We thus have two classes of tombs in connexion with the nuraghi, and if these were to be held to be tombs also, habitations would be entirely wanting.'

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  • Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.

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  • But other annoyances were not wanting from unfaithful disciples and unsympathetic critics.

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  • Each problem was something unique; the elements of transition from one to another were wanting; and the next step which mathematics had to make was to find some method of reducing, for instance, all curves to a common notation.

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  • There are two conjugations; the passive formation, now wanting inmost Indo-European languages, has been retained, as in Greek; thus kerko-iy, " I seek," forms kerko-n -em, " I am sought."

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  • Some of the latter were either not conquered by the Israelites until long after the invasion, or, if conquered, were not held by Levites; and names are wanting of places in which priests are actually known to have lived.

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  • They are brief, yet not wanting in that element of practical edification on which Chrysostom lays special weight as characteristic of the Antiochenes.

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  • Rome was still wanting.

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  • They are agglutinative in nature, show hardly any signs of syntactical growth though every indication of long etymological growth, give expression to only the most direct and the simplest thought, and are purely colloquial and wanting in the modifications always necessary for communication by writing.

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  • the infection of rats and mice with disease bacilli, or of locusts with insect-killing Fungi, and signs of the successful carrying out of such measures are not wanting.

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  • Evidence is not wanting, however, that the cytoplasm must be regarded as, fundamentally, a semifluid, homogeneous substance in which by its own activity, granules, vacuoles, fibrils, &c., can be formed as secondary structures.

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  • Some species, such as Anemone alpine, which are wanting in the Arctic flora of the Old World, he thinks must have reached Europe by way of Greenland from north-east America.

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  • All these are wanting in the Pacific area, though there are indications in its gold-bearing gravels that it once possessed them.

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  • The Mediterranean, however, has apparently been a barrier to the southward passage of the arcto-alpine flora which is totally wanting on the Atlas.

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  • The so-called oaks of Australia are Casuarma, which also occurs in New Caledonia, but is wanting in New Zealand.

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  • While so many conspicuous Australian elements are wanting in New Zealand, one-eighth of its flora belongs to South American genera.

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  • Melastomaceae, copiously represented in tropical America, are more feebly so in Peru and wholly wanting in Chile.

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  • Owing to the small size of the olfactory lobes the anterior arms of the latter commissure are wanting.

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  • It is therefore just as much the business of the zoogeographer, who wishes to arrive at the truth, to ascertain what groups of animals are wanting in any particular locality (altogether independently of its extent) as to determine those which are forthcoming there.

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  • Even in the middle ages there were not wanting those - the St Victors, Bonaventura - who sought to vindicate mystical if not moral redemption as the central thought of Christianity.

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  • From most of the other Gnostic sects, with the exception perhaps of the JewishChristian Gnosticism, he is distinguished by the fact that with him the figure of the fallen female god (Sophia Achamoth), and, in general, the idea of a fall within the godhead is entirely wanting.

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  • On account of the great extension of the metathorax and the haunches of the large hindlegs, the first abdominal sternite is wanting, and the second is - the stylets.

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  • Close to a transverse fold near the base of the wing, the median nervure divides into branches which extend to the wing-margin; there is a second transverse fold near the tip of the wing, and cross nervures are altogether wanting.

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  • In some cases this may prove to be true, but in most evidence to that effect is wanting.

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  • interests were sacrificed to that of making Russia a great military power, the guardian of order in Europe and the predominant factor in the Eastern Question, had been tried and found wanting.

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  • - Explanations of sacrifice, as of other rites, are naturally not wanting among the peoples who have practised or still practise it; but they are often of the nature of aetiological myths and give no clue to the original meaning.

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  • Cyprian had none of that character which makes the reading of Tertullian, whom he himself called his magister, so interesting and piquant, but he possessed other qualities which Tertullian lacked, especially the art of presenting his thoughts in simple, smooth and clear language, yet in a style which is not wanting in warmth and persuasive power.

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  • The other structural characters of the Order may be briefly summarized as: - mouth-parts adapted for piercing and sucking, or for suction alone, and consisting of a proboscis formed of the labium, and enclosing modifications of the other usual parts of the mouth, some of which, however, may be wanting; a thorax fused into a single mass; and legs with five-jointed tarsi.

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  • There are only two genders and two numbers: the neuter gender is entirely wanting, and the dual number is not recognized in Syriac grammar, though there are plain traces of it in the language.

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  • Other canons treat of intercourse with heretics, admission of penitent heretics, baptism, fasts, Lent, angel-worship (forbidden as idolatrous) and the canonical books, from which the Apocrypha and Revelation are wanting.

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  • Among these associations or guests other species of ants are not wanting.

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  • In Cypripedium two of the outer stamens are wanting; the third - the one, that is, which corresponds to the single fertile stamen in the Monandreae - forms a large sterile structure or staminode; the two lateral ones of the inner series are present, the third being undeveloped.

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  • The former comprised several dynasties of mixed Turki and Iranian race, but was wanting in coherency.

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  • Io sqq., is wanting in the Greek, and in the light of subsequent events is improbable.

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  • The removal of the court to Jerusalem provided a suitable opportunity, and an element of jealousy even may not have been wanting.

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  • The transcendental deduction, or proof from the possibility of experience in general, which forms the vital centre of the Kantian scheme, is wanting in Reid; or, at all events, if the spirit of the proof is occasionally present, it is nowhere adequately developed.

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  • Beneath this again is a distinct peritoneum lining the coelom, which appears to be wanting as a special layer in some Polychaetes (Benham, Gilson).

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  • Recently the same thing has been recorded in a few species of Pheretima (=Perichaeta), but details are as yet wanting.

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  • His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.

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  • He was an able administrator, but wanting in self-control.

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  • Nor were domestic sorrows wanting in these later years.

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  • A correct sense of proportion and the faculty of seizing upon the dominant factors in an historical problem are the result partly of the possession of certain natural gifts in which many individuals and some nations are conspicuously wanting, partly of general knowledge of the working of the economic and political institutions of the period we are studying, partly of what takes the place of practical experience in relation to modern problems, namely, detailed acquaintance with different kinds of original sources and the historical imagination by which we can realize the life and the ideals of past generations.

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  • On this subject many monographs and larger works have been published in recent years, but dealing rather with such questions as trade unionism, co-operation and factory legislation, than the structure and organization of particular industries, or the causes and the results of the formation of the great combinations, peculiarly characteristic of the United States, but not wanting in England, which are amongst the most striking economic phenomena of modern times.

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  • But, while in all these doctrines he appears in the character of a Platonic philosopher, traces of rational criticism are not wanting.

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  • The dentition normally comprises the typical series of 44 teeth, although in some instances the first premolar is wanting.

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  • According to outward appearance nothing was wanting to complete the emperor's triumph.

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  • The sea power thus gained what had all along been wanting, a sure basis for the exercise of its force against the land power, Napoleon.

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  • Evidence is still wanting for the Macedonian and Thracian coasts.

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  • Although it is written in the form of annals, mistakes are not wanting, and several glaring anachronisms have been pointed out by M.

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  • 2, III), while the palp is wanting.

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  • Heider bryonic membranes are vestigial or entirely wanting.

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  • The various larvae of the above series, however, have all a distinct head-capsule, which is altogether wanting in the degraded fly maggot.

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  • But examples are not wanting of a more or less complete resting habit during the latest nymphal instar.

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  • familiar, and these are either wanting in expression or are caricatures;1 but those that were drawn from live birds, or represent species which he knew in life, are worthy of all praise.

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  • There is, it is true, a smoothness and finish about them not often seen elsewhere; but, as though to avoid the exaggerations of Audubon, Gould usually adopted the tamest of attitudes in which to represent his subjects, whereby expression as well as vivacity is wanting.

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  • Cuvier seems to have acquiesced in the corrections of his views made by Geoffroy, and attempted no rejoinder; but the attentive and impartial student of the discussion will see that a good deal was really wanting to make the latter's reply effective, though, as events have shown, the former was hasty in the conclusions at which he arrived, having trusted too much to the first appearance of centres of ossification, for, had his observations in regard to other birds been carried on with the same attention to detail as in regard to the fowl, he would certainly have reached some very different results.

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  • The principal theory which he hence conceived himself justified in propounding was that instead of five being (as had been stated) the maximum number of centres of ossification in the sternum, there are no fewer than nine entering into the composition of the perfect sternum of birds in general, though in every species some of these nine are wanting, whatever be the condition of development at the time of examination.

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  • As to the third or posterior series, when it is complete the three constituent pieces are developed almost simultaneously; but its median piece is said often to originate in two, which soon unite, especially when the side-pieces are wanting.

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  • Marks of public respect were not indeed wanting to him.

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  • He was wanting in mathematical ability, and never displayed in any remarkable degree the still more important power of scientific generalization, which, whether accompanied by mathematical skill or not, never fails to mark the highest genius in physical science.

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  • In the cultivated oat it may be wanting, and if present it is not so stiff and is seldom bent.

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  • The central dome has but a slight elevation outside, but with the numerous cupolas round, and the minarets, it forms a picturesque group which is wanting in the mosques of Kairawan, Cordova, and other examples in North Africa.

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  • We have seen how its utilization in the " structure theory " permitted great clarification, and attempts were not wanting for the deduction of analogies or a periodicity between elements.

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  • Another type of dry reaction, namely, the flame coloration, had been the subject of isolated notices, as, for example, the violet flame of potassium and the orange flame of sodium observed by Marggraf and Scheele, but a systematic account was wanting until Cartmell took the subject up. His results (Phil.

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  • The head is rather short and rounded; the fore limbs or paddles are small and broad compared with those of most dolphins; and (as in the beluga) a dorsal fin, found in nearly all other members of the group, is wanting.

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  • 7rpavvovvcv, conclude that, though it is now found in a, adef, S l, it was originally wanting in, 3 and probably also in H.

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  • Washington in his will provided for the emancipation of his own his first wishes to see some plan adopted by which slavery in his country might be abolished by law," and again he wrote that to this subject his own suffrage should never be wanting.

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  • sibircum of the Siberian Pleistocene, in which the premolars were reduced to while front-teeth were probably wanting, and the cheek teeth developed tall crowns, without roots, but with cement in the valleys, and the enamel of the central parts curiously crimped.

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  • The wings are carried erect: the anterior pair large, with numerous longitudinal nervures, and usually abundant transverse reticulation; the posterior pair very much smaller, often lanceolate, and frequently wanting absolutely.

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  • Blochmann regards as coelomic, but it must be remembered that his interpretation rests largely on histological grounds, and at present embryological confirmation is wanting.

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  • Little light has been thrown on the affinities of the Brachiopoda by recent research, though speculation has not been wanting.

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  • Compound lateral eyes present; median eyes wanting.

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  • But this is only true with certain reservations; for the Latin Vulgate was revised by Jerome according to the Hebrew, and, where Hebrew originals were wanting, according to the Septuagint.

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  • Indications are not wanting that St Paul's doctrine of justification by faith was, in his own day, mistaken or perverted in the interests of immoral licence.

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  • Possibly in certain places the iron sulphate may have been nearly wanting, and then the salt would be white, and would answer, as Pliny says it did, for dyeing bright colours.

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  • Apples, peaches, quinces, raspberries, strawberries, &c., are produced under such conditions, but the flavour of their kind grown in colder climates is usually wanting.

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  • Brazilian credit gave way under the strain, and evidences were not wanting at the beginning of 1893 that an outburst of public opinion was not far distant.

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  • Anselm had made an elaborate employment of reason in the interest of faith, but the spirit of pious subordination which had marked the demonstrations of Anselm seemed wanting in the argumentations of this bolder and more restless spirit; and the church, or at least an influential section of it, took alarm at the encroachments of Rationalism.

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  • The Matra group, e.g., is poorly supplied, while the outliers of the Vertes mountains towards the Danube are almost entirely wanting in streams, and have but few water sources.

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  • Details are wanting, but the traditional decisive battle was fought at Alpar on the Theiss, whereupon the victors pressed on to Orsova, and the conquest was completed by Arpad about the year 906.

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  • The groups within groups adopted for this purpose were necessarily wanting in symmetry: the whole system presented a strangely irregular character.

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  • Whilst simple evidence of the fact of the transmission of an acquired character is wanting, the a priori arguments in its favour break down one after another when discussed.

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  • Even if, by a bold assumption, we grant the unity of authorship, it is plain upon the face of it that the chapters in question cannot have been composed at the same time or under the same circumstances; literary and artistic unity is wholly wanting.

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  • His neck is short, his shoulders slope greatly, his body is thick-set and wanting in suppleness.

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  • Influenced by the prevailing philosophy of the day, they interpreted the phenomena of disease through its lights, and endeavoured from time to time to reduce the study of pathology to philosophical order when the very elements of philosophical order were wanting.

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  • He had been tried and found wanting, having neither the virtues nor the vices of his situation.

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  • This strain runs throughout many of the occasional poems, and is not wanting in odd passages in Dunbar's contemporaries; and it has the additional interest of showing a direct historical relationship with the work of later Scottish poets, and chiefly with that of Robert Burns.

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  • His compendium is entirely wanting in originality, and perhaps unusually destitute of common sense, but it became so popular as to be reprinted up to the end of the 16th century.

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  • Intellectual activity was not wanting, but the great achievements of the 18th century in philosophy and the moral sciences had fostered a love of abstract speculation; and some sort of cosmical or general system was thought indispensable in every department of special science.

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  • Nor was the northern school wanting in special investigators, such as John Abercrombie (1780-1844), known for his work on diseases of the brain and spinal cord, published in 1828, and many others.

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  • Bright colour, in truth, is wanting, though attempts are made in a few important modern erections to supply it, a notable instance being the Savoy Hotel buildings (1904) in the Strand.

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  • Moreover, as complete reform had always been steadily resisted, homogeneity was entirely wanting.

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  • There were also not wanting inducements for the Allies to attempt a landing near Bulair, seeing that a victory at that point would carry with it the severance of the Turkish land communications with the peninsula.

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  • It presented in an attractive style what were then the latest results of scholarly research, but was criticized as wanting in erudition.

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  • - Though in this portion of his Gospel signs of use of Mark are not wanting, he also has much that is peculiar to himself.

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  • Here was the Roman village or fort of Lagecium or Legeolium; and though visible remains are wanting, a number of relics have been discovered.

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  • We can trace three periods in the art of these bas-reliefs; it is vigorous but simple under Assur-nazir-pal III., careful and realistic under Sargon, refined but wanting in boldness under Assur-bani-pal.

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  • The guinea-pig is a singularly inoffensive and defenceless creature, of a restless disposition, and wanting in that intelligence which usually characterizes domestic pets, although said to show some discrimination.

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  • Lawyers and orators are never wanting in Spanish-American states, and revolution succeeded revolution in one continuous struggle for the spoils 1 The romance of his life has been admirably written by Manuel Bilbao (1st ed., Lima, 1853; 2nd ed., Buenos Aires, 1867).

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  • Signs are also not wanting that Christina was growing weary of the cares of government; while the importunity of the senate and Riksdag on the question of her marriage was a constant source of irritation.

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  • Besides, the flowers are curiously wanting in fragrance.

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  • The magnificent sheen and richness of the pure kin-makie (gold lacquer) are wanting, but in their place we have inimitable tenderness and delicacy.

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  • A rigorous demonstration was wanting for many years, Leonhard Euler's proof for negative and fractional values being faulty, and was finally given by Niels Heinrik Abel.

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  • Had he lived it may be considered as certain that the war with Napoleon would have been conducted with a vigour which was much wanting during the next few years.

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  • Though her secession, therefore, meant very little loss of strength, there were not wanting signs that the league was not destined to remain a power in the land.

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  • The animal is ` brown,' of a shade from orange or tawny to quite blackish; the tail and feet are ordinarily the darkest, the head lightest, often quite whitish; the ears usually have a whitish rim, while on the throat there is usually a large tawny-yellowish or orange-brown patch, from the chin to the fore legs, sometimes entire, sometimes broken into a number of smaller, irregular blotches, sometimes wanting, sometimes prolonged on the whole under surface, when the animal is bicolor like a stoat in summer.

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  • The appearance of the city plainly demonstrates the modern growth of its importance, and evidence is not wanting that for a considerable period architectural improvement was unable to keep pace with commercial development.

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  • Still, it was devoid of political significance, unless backed by the united force of all the princes and states subscribing to the Evangelical teaching; and this unity was wanting.

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  • The vertebrae of the neck unite by nearly flat surfaces, the humerus has lost the foramen, or perforation, at the lower end, and the third trochanter to the femur may also be wanting.

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  • All that is wanting in his writings, especially in his Isagoge in artem analyticam (1591), in order to make them look like a modern school algebra, is merely the sign of equality - a want which is the more striking because Robert Recorde had made use of our present symbol for this purpose since 1 557, and Xylander had employed vertical parallel lines since 1575.

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  • The abrupt cessation of such an inexhaustible fount of enterprise and energy was a distinct loss to Sweden; and signs are not wanting that, in his latter years, Charles had begun to feel the need and value of repose.

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  • The beginning of the reply of Darius is wanting (vi.

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  • When those deposits of organic origin are wanting or have been removed, the red clay composed of the mineral constituents is found alone.

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  • Eastward of the range of the present species its place is taken by its congener C. caniceps, which is easily recognized by wanting the black hood and white ear-coverts of the British bird.

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  • A critical investigation of the conditions under which religious belief was possible was still wanting.

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  • The forms of poetical composition chiefly cultivated by the Alexandrians were epic and lyric, or elegiac. Great epics are wanting; but in their place, as might almost have been expected, are found the historical and the didactic or expository epics.

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  • In the fore feet the three inner toes have large claws, while the two outer ones are rudimentary and clawless; in the hind-limbs the first toe is wanting, as in Megatherium, but the second and third are clawed.

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  • In Italy, Spain, Portugal and Brazil only a few monasteries survive the various revolutions, and in a crippled state; but signs are not wanting of renewed life: St Benedict's own monasteries of Subiaco and Monte Cassino are relatively flourishing.

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  • Though wanting in strength of will, Constantine possessed intelligence and many other good qualities, and his reign on the whole was not unsatisfactory.

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  • Engineering devices were almost wanting.

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  • But in a city ruled by a tyrant this outlet was wanting; no political life worthy of the name existed.

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  • picticaudata form a group in which the females are hornless and the face-markings inconspicuous or wanting.

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  • The face has the ordinary gazelle-markings; but the rather short horns - which are wanting in the female - have a peculiar upward and forward curvature, unlike that obtaining in the gazelles FIG.

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  • The usual Napoleonic simplicity was wanting at Ligny, and he paid in full for the want.

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  • The situation was still obscure, details as to what had happened on the French left were wanting, and the direction of Blucher's retreat was by no means certain.

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  • Taking a detached view of Turkish civilization, even of the faith of Islam itself, for the two are inseparable - the Committee saw much wanting, much existing that was cumbersome and useless, much that provided a fatal handicap to the progress of the Ottoman State.

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  • In some of them the hind toe, which has already ceased to have any function in the lapwing, is wholly wanting.

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  • Not only the skill, but the force of character required for playing with fire, was wanting to Makarov's successors.

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  • A climax was reached when the difficulties with Russia arose which led to the Crimean War; the prince was accused by the peace party of wanting war, and by the war party of plotting surrender; and it came to be publicly rumoured that the queen's husband had been found conspiring against the state, and had been committed to the Tower.

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  • Similarly, in the Asiatic islands are found the great mammals of the continent - the elephant, tiger, rhinoceros, anthropoid ape, &c., which are wanting in the Australian region, with which the eastern part of the archipelago is associated.

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  • None extend farther to the westward than the valley of the Indus,' which, considering the nature of the country in Baluchistan and Afghanistan, is perhaps intelligible enough; but it is not so easy to understand why none are found either in Cochin China or China proper; and they are also wanting in the Philippine Islands, which is the more remarkable and instructive when we find how abundant they are in the groups a little farther to the southward.

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  • In the long familiar Branchipus, Chirocephalus and Streptocephalus the males have frontal appendages, but these are wanting in the " brine-shrimp " Artemia, and the same want helps to distinguish Branchinecta (Verrill, 1869) from the old genus Branchipus.

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  • - In this division the body is partly covered by a broad shield, united in front with the head; the eyes are sessile, the first antennae are small, the second rudimentary or wanting; of the numerous feet, sometimes sixty-three pairs, exceeding the number of segments to which they are attached, the first pair are more or less unlike the rest, and in the female the eleventh have the epipod and exopod (flabellum and sub-apical lobe of Lankester) modified to form an ovisac. Development begins with a nauplius stage.

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  • The first legs, meaning thereby the sixth pair of appendages, are generally pediform and locomotive, but sometimes unjointed, acting as a kind of brushes to cleanse the furca, while in the Polycopidae they are entirely wanting.

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  • Heart almost always wanting.

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  • Indications also are not wanting in the Hebrew text itself to show that in earlier times the text was treated with considerable freedom.

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  • Three essentials of a permanent religious foundation were wanting in Neoplatonism; they are admirably indicated in Augustine's Confessions (vii.

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  • a Nickel: times is very imperfect, but not altogether wanting.

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  • Next to the Dunlin and Knot the commonest British Tringinae are the Sanderling, Calidris arenaria (distinguished from every other bird of the group by wanting a hind toe), the Purple Sandpiper, T.

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  • The more complete the picture, however, which may here be obtained of Manichaeisrn, the more cautious must we be in making generalizations from it, for it is beyond doubt that Western Manichaeism adopted Christian elements which are wanting in the original and in the Oriental Manichaeism.

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  • In a north-eastern section, practically all of New England is occupied by the older crystalline belt; the corresponding northern part of the stratified belt in the St Lawrence and Champlain-Hudson valleys on the inland side of New England is comparatively free from the ridge-making rocks which abound farther south; and here the plateau member is wanting, being replaced, as it were, by the Adirondacks, an outlier of the Laurentian highlands of Canada which immediately succeeds the deformed stratified belt west of Lake Champlain.

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  • the east, where the disturbances of the Appalachian system have developed ridges and valleys of linear trends, which are wanting or but faintly seen elsewhere.

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  • The southernmost drift sheets, as in southern Iowa and northern Missouri, have lost their initially plain surface and are now maturely dissected into gracefully rolling forms; here the valleys of even the small streams are well opened and graded, and marshes and lakes are wanting: hence these sheets are of early Pleistocene origin.

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  • The ordinary triangular form of deltas, due to the smoothing of the delta front by sea action, is here wanting, because of the weakness of sea action in comparison with the strength of the current in each of the four distributaries or passes into which the river divides near its mouth.

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  • The commoner sorts of rock in the several Huronian systems are quartzite and slate (ranging from shale to schist); bi~t limestone is not wanting, and igneous rocks, both intrusive and extrtisive, some metamorphic and some not, abound.

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  • The Allegheny and Monongahela series contain most of the coal, though it is not wanting in the other subdivisions of the system.

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  • The system is wanting in northern California and southern Oregon, but appears again farther north, and has great development in Oregon, where its thickness has been estimated at more than 10,000 ft.

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  • Terminal moraines at the border of the Illinoian drift are generally feeble, though widely recognizable, and such moraines at the margin of the Iowan and Kansan drift sheets are generally wanting.

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  • There is also a separate chapter-house, which is wanting at St Gall.

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  • Though petroleum and salt occur in the southwest peninsula of Ontario, metalliferous deposits are wanting, and the real wealth of this district lies in its soil and climate, which permit the growth of all the products of temperate regions.

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  • The gall-bladder is usually present in mammals, but is wanting in the odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) and Procavia (Hyrax).

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  • The early larva of Anodonta is not unlike the trochosphere of other Lamellibranchs, but the mouth is wanting.

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  • Though he is wanting in moderation and in luminous warmth, his tones are by no means always harsh; and as an author he ever aspired with longing after humility and love and patience, though his whole life was lived in the atmosphere of conflict.

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  • He has often discussed Hodson's character in talking to me, and it was to him a regret that a man possessing so many fine gifts should have been wanting in a moral quality which made him untrustworthy."

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  • later Jewish doctrine of the last things and in the official exegesis of the Targums. In the very developed eschatology of Daniel they are, as we have seen, altogether wanting, and in the Apocrypha, both before and after the Maccabean revival, the everlasting throne of David's house is a mere historical reminiscence (Ecclus.

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  • The latter were regarded as forming a distinct branch, equivalent in rank to the other three classes together, the latter all possessing the radula which is wanting in Lamellibranchs.

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  • The rule of Nicholas, which had sacrificed all other interests to that of making Russia an irresistibly strong military power, had been tried by the Crimean War and found wanting.

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  • In the typical jerboas, Jaculus (or Dipus), ranging from North Africa to Persia, Russia and Central Asia, there are only three hind toes, the incisors are grooved, and the premolars are generally wanting.

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  • It was very similar to the present ordinal except that the words " for the office and work of a Priest in the Church of God, now committed unto thee by the Imposition of our hands " were wanting, and the chalice or cup with the bread were delivered, as well as a Bible, to each newly-ordained priest.

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  • But many other places were entirely wanting in relics.

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  • He rightly objected that the system was wanting in logical proof.

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  • But Paulsen tries to supply something wanting in Fechner.

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  • - Nevertheless, there have never been wanting more soaring spirits who, shocked at the narrowness of the popular phenomenalism of Hume, have tried to find a wider idealism.

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  • Catholic missionaries had not been wanting in the meanwhile, and in the indiscriminate persecution by Athanaric, between 370 and 375, Catholics and Arians stood and fell side by side.

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  • The constructional choir is often wanting, the whole church forming one uninterrupted structure, with a continuous range of windows.

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  • If this supposition be true, there would be reason to believe in the double introduction of the bird into England at least, as already hinted, but positive information is almost wholly wanting.'

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  • On the fore-foot the two (second and fifth) outer toes are equally developed as in pigs, but on the hind-foot, although the inner (or second) is present, the outer or fifth toe is entirely wanting.

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  • Against luxury and moral corruption he indulges in declamations, which are so frequent that (like those of Seneca) they at last pall upon the reader; and his rhetorical flourishes against practically useful inventions (such as the art of navigation) are wanting in good sense and good taste (xix.

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  • But he was deficient, it would seem, in the qualities that make an attractive lecturer, being harsh and indistinct in voice, ineffective in the treatment of his subject, and "singularly wanting in the language and power of illustration."

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  • Shrubs are not wanting.

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  • It should be noted that butterflies are the chief agents in securing the continued existence of such alpine flowers as depend on insect fertilization, the other insect fertilizers being mostly wanting at great heights.

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  • Germination is often slower where there is a store of available food in the perisperm, or in the endosperm, or in the embryo itself, than where this is scanty or wanting.

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  • tree with its second year's growth, the upright shoot of the maiden tree having been moderately headed back, being left longer if the buds near the base promise to break freely, or cut shorter if they are weak and wanting in vigour.

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  • The supra-rectal commissure may be present and bear an ovoid ganglion; or may be wanting.

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  • Elongated, cylindrical, rounded at both ends; thick cuticle with acicular spicules; radula polystichous or wanting.

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  • Supernatural influences were not wanting to urge him to this great enterprise.

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  • In Locke, indeed, such theory is not wanting, but, of all the many inconsistencies in the Essay on the Human Understanding, none is more apparent or more significant than the complete want of harmony between the view of knowledge developed in the fourth book and the psychological principles laid down in the earlier part of the work.

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  • There is also a tuft of elongated hairs at the end of the tail, one upon each elbow, and in most lions a copious fringe along the middle line of the under surface of the body, wanting, however, in some examples.

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  • The sheathing or stipulary portion is frequently wanting.

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  • The north end of the forum, where alone the portico is wanting, is occupied in great part by the imposing temple of Jupiter, Juno and Minerva being also worshipped here.

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  • But apart from its early date it has no special interest, and is wholly wanting in the external architectural decorations that give such grandeur of character to similar edifices in other instances.

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  • Being in great part excavated in the surface of the hill, instead of the seats being raised on arches, it is wanting also in the picturesque arched corridors which contribute so much to the effect of those other ruins.

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  • In habits it resembles the northern bird, from which it differs in little more than wanting the black stripe below the eye and having the lower part of the tarsus bare of feathers.

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  • The years that followed were not wanting in signs of the coming storm.

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  • Wars and con conquests between Greeks and Greeks, especially on the q p y part of Syracuse, though not wanting, have been on the whole less constant than in old Greece.

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  • Its merit lies in the furious earnestness with which it is written, which gives it a force and reality sometimes wanting in the more elaborate books written for publication.

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  • At Pergamum indeed and (at any rate after Antiochus IV.) at Antioch, forms of self-government subsisted upon which, of course, the court had its hand, whilst at Alexandria even such forms were wanting.

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  • shown that contrivances of this order are wanting in sensibility, and often remain standing during movements that are distinctly perceptible.

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  • The individual suras are separated simply by the superscription: " In the name of God, the compassionate Compassioner," which is wanting only in the ninth.

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  • Men of genius were not wanting in the long history of Egypt; two doctors, Imhotp (Imuthes), the architect of Zoser, in the, Ilird Dynasty, and Amenophis (Amenhotp), son of Hap, the wise scribe under Amenophis III.

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  • But signs of associative memory are almost, if not entirely, wanting.

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  • There is a certain charm even about these monotonous tracts, and it cannot be said that Denmark is wanting in natural beauty of a quiet order.

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  • Yet signs of a coming amelioration were not wanting.

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  • The number of writers of some talent was very great, but genius was wanting.

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  • Coral formations on heights in the interior would indicate oscillations of the land in several periods, but a detailed geology of the island is wanting.

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  • Hence the sequence of events after the completion of the covenant on Sinai-Horeb is not always easy to trace, though indications are not wanting in both J and E of the probable course of the history.

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  • In the seclusion of the little town of Troppau, where in October of 1820 the powers met in conference, Metternich found an opportunity for cementing his influence over Alexander which had been wanting amid the turmoil and feminine intrigues of Vienna and Aix.

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  • This last contains much valuable information, but the references in footnotes are often wanting in precision, and it has no index.

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  • The presence of phycocyanin, phyco a role in the morphological development of land plants is entirely wanting in algae, such conducting tissues as do exist in the larger Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae serving rather for the convection of elaborated organic substance, and being thus comparable with the phloem of the higher plants.

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  • 5) as having been left by Paul in Crete to "set in order the things that are wanting, and ordain elders in every city."

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  • Upper canines are wanting; the cheek-teeth are small and low-crowned, with the third lobe of the last molar in the lower jaw minute.

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  • The Scottish timbre is rarely wanting, even in places where scholastic or classical custom might have claimed, as in other literatures, an exclusive privilege.

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  • In Roman literature allusions to the pleasures of the chase (wild ass, boar, hare, fallow deer being specially mentioned as favourite game) are not wanting (Virg.

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  • But details of these viking plunderings are wanting.

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  • 17), and statements of his excerptors Nicephorus and Theophanes, it can be made out that the work did actually come down to that year, and that consequently it has reached us only in a mutilated condition, at least half a book being wanting (Giildenpenning, Theodoros von Kyrrhos, p. 12 seq., holds that Sozomen himself suppressed the end of his work).

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  • What in Socrates still betrays some vestiges of historical sense, his moderation, his reserve in questions of dogma, his impartiality - all this is wanting in Sozomen.

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  • In the Miocene Agriochoerus, which typifies a second sub-family (Agriochoerinae), there is no gland-pit in the skull, of which the orbit is open behind; while the upper incisors are wanting in the adult and the terminal toe-bones are claw-like rather than of the hoofed type.

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  • He was perhaps wanting in firmness of character, and the undue influence exercised over him by unscrupulous ministers, or by the seductions of fairer but no less ambitious votaries of statecraft, led him to make concessions which tarnished the glory of his reign, and were followed by baneful results for the welfare of his empire.

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  • In a MS. of 102 quarto sheets, of which the first three and the seventh are wanting, there is preserved the original sketch of the Hegelian system, so far as the logic and metaphysics and part of the philosophy of nature are concerned.

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  • Much that he construed as necessary to a state was wanting in Prussia; and some of the reforms already introduced did not find their place in his system.

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  • The inevitable love-interest was also not wanting.

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  • And as though it were foreordained that no element of horror should be wanting from the history of the crusades, in 1212 there took place one of the most ghastly tragedies that has ever happened in the world - the Crusade of the Children.

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  • - The absence of the distinctive lines of an element in the spectrum does not by any means signify that that clement is wanting or scarce in the star.

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  • Hostile critics were not wanting; many voices were raised in protest against the ultra-humanitarianism which sought to make gaols too comfortable and tended to pamper criminals.

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  • He had not been wanting in energy and ability, and kept the reins of the government in his own hands.

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  • A similar method of calculation might be applied to deduce the thermodynamical properties of other vapours, but the required experimental data are in most cases very imperfect or even entirely wanting.

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  • The elm, the hickory, the beech, the chestnut, and many others of the most characteristic and useful trees of the eastern states were originally entirely wanting in California.

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  • In the manner of modern travellers, he gives an account of the customs, government and antiquities of the country he is supposed to have visited; a copious introduction supplies whatever may be wanting in respect to historical details; whilst various dissertations on the music of the Greeks, on the literature of the Athenians, and on the economy, pursuits, ruling passions, manners and customs of the surrounding states supply ample information on the subjects of which they treat.

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  • At first sight this singular structure appears so like a deformity that writers have not been wanting to account it such, 2 ignorant of its being a piece of mechanism most beautifully adapted to the habits of the bird, enabling it to extract with the greatest ease, from fir-cones or fleshy fruits, the seeds which form its usual and almost invariable food.

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  • On the other hand there are not wanting individuals and even large bodies of Christians who are intent upon a reinterpretation.

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  • These letters are wanting in the Gilbert language, which differs considerably from all the others, and has much greater affinities with the Polynesian.

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  • In the Cambrian limestones, as in their more recent analogues, layers and nodules of chert and phosphatized material are not wanting.

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  • But the inscriptions are not yet deciphered, so that conclusive proof is still wanting.

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  • The climate is varied, but systematic observations are wanting.

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  • The power of persistence seems wanting.

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  • At a later stage in our subject the conception of the ideal rigid body is introduced; this enables us to fill in some details which were previously wanting, but others are still omitted.

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  • The literary form which preserved the works of the great historians was unfortunately wanting, or was not sufficiently valued, in the case of the grammarians.

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  • As political writers imagined a patriarchal innocence prior to codes of law, so men of letters sought in popular unwritten poetry the freshness and simplicity which were wanting in the prevailing styles.

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  • the idea of forgiveness is absolutely wanting; evil done may indeed be outweighed by meritorious deeds so far as to ensure a better existence in the future, but it is not effaced, and must be atoned for "(Census Report, i.

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  • Though Siva, too, assumes various forms, the incarnation theory is peculiarly characteristic of Vaishnavism; and the fact that the principal hero of the Ramayana (Rama), and one of the prominent warriors of the Mahabharata (Krishna) become in this way identified with the supreme god, and remain to this day the chief objects of the adoration of Vaishnava sectaries, naturally imparts to these creeds a human interest and sympathetic aspect which is wholly wanting in the worship of Siva.

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  • In the mandibles and maxillae some of the terminal joints of the stem are invariably wanting.

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  • In the rest of the appendages they may either be wanting or indistinguishable.

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  • In theMysidae the branchiae are wanting, and some would form this family into a separate order, Mysidacea.

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  • The precise date and place of his birth, together with details of his early life, are wanting; but in 1143 he assisted his maternal uncle, Count Welf VI., in his attempts to conquer Bavaria, and by his conduct in several local feuds earned the reputation of a brave and skilful warrior.

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  • He had a rare power of attracting to himself the finest spirits, a power which lay not so much in his ability or his genius as in his character, so simple, so humble, so pure, so unworldly, yet wanting not that severity which can stand by principle and maintain what he holds to be the truth.

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  • What was wanting was not vitality and licence, not audacity of speculation, not lawless instinct or rebellious impulse.

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  • Nor were there wanting men who dedicated their powers to Hebrew and Oriental erudition, laying, together with the Grecians, a basis for those Biblical studies which advanced the Reformation.

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  • The Spanish Renaissance would in itself suffice, if other witnesses were wanting, to prove how inaccurate is the theory that limits this movement to the revival of learning.

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  • Public schools and universities conformed to the modern methods of study; nor were there wanting opportunities for youths of humble origin to obtain an education which placed them on a level with Italian scholars.

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  • The shores of the Red Sea are little indented; good harbours are almost wanting in the desert regions of the north, while in the south the chief inlets are at Massawa, and at Kamaran, almost directly opposite.

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  • 9-20, wanting in 2 Kings) is of post-exilic origin (see Cheyne, Introd.

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  • By this it is not intended to assert that moral ideas are wanting in the so-called " naturist " religions.

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  • In 1707 the Philadelphia Association was formed as a delegated body "to consult about such things as were wanting in the churches and to set them in order."

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  • 21 f.); and even this is wanting from ch.

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  • whether the basis of morality was to be sought in an intuitive idea of right), that his explanation was inadequate, and that he had been wanting in due respect to the summi philosophi of the age that was just passing.

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  • In July, on the other hand, the isotherms show an almost constant temperature all over the country, and the linguiform curves are wanting.

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  • He was not wanting in soldierly qualities; but his virtues were rather negative than decided.

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  • But something liberal in the philosophy of their progenitors threw an attractiveness over the earlier Safawid kings which was wanting in those who came after them.

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  • The short vowels e, ire wanting; in their place the old a sound still appears as Sanskrit, e.g.

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  • Final consonants are almost :irely wanting.

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  • Although Coleridge had, for many years before his death, almost entirely forsaken poetry, the few fragments of work which remain, written in later years, show little trace of weakness, although they are wanting in the unearthly melody which imparts such a charm to Kubla Khan, Love and Youth and Age.

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  • He was buried on the 17th in Henry VII.'s chapel in Westminster Abbey with funeral ceremonies criticized by contemporaries as mean and wanting in respect, but the scantiness of which was probably owing to the fact that he had died a Roman Catholic.

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  • The reign of his predecessor Charles and even of that of his successor James II., with their mistaken principles and ideals, have a saving dignity wholly wanting in that of Charles II., and the administration of Cromwell, in spite of the popularity of the restoration, was soon regretted.

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  • The canines are rudimentary and often wanting.

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  • As regards the teeth, canines are wanting, and the penultimate upper premolar is short, from before backwards, with a distinct ledge on the inner side.

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  • Political insight is wholly wanting to Socrates; all the orthodox emperors blaze forth in a uniform light of dazzling splendour; even the miserable Arcadius is praised, and Theodosius II.

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  • Yet, with a decreasing Indian population, and with a white population wanting in energy, barely able to hold its own and comprising only one-eighth of the total, the future of Bolivia mainly depends on them.

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  • From his age to the decay of Roman civilization there were never altogether wanting men devoted to the study of their nation's past; but none ever pursued the task with the advantages of Varro's comprehensive learning, his indefatigable industry and his reverent yet discriminating regard for the men and the institutions of the earlier ages.

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  • If either of these is wanting or interfered with, phagocytosis will necessarily fail as a means of defence.

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  • At the same time, especially as against the universal claims of the papacy, the two churches have many interests and principles in common, and efforts to find a modus vivendi have not been wanting on either side.

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  • But from the beginning of the 17th century there have never been wanting disbelievers in its authenticity.

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  • But in such a book such a note could hardly be wanting unless the writer had been a fanatic, which he was not, or a mere voluptuary, which he was not, or a dullard, which he was least of all.

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  • In the concluding verses of the Gospel, where the original Marcan parallel is wanting, the evangelist may still have followed in part that document while making additions as before.

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  • This bird inhabits the lagoons and swamps of Paraguay and Southern Brazil, where it is called " Chaja " or " Chaka," and is smaller than the preceding, wanting its " horn," but having its head furnished with a dependent crest of feathers; while the plumage is grey.

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  • The paired eyes are, as yet, wanting, but the unpaired eye is large and conspicuous.

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  • Buccal mass and radular apparatus are present, but ctenidia are entirely wanting.

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  • Strictly speaking, a protectorate cannot exist over a domain uninhabited or ruled by no organized state; in such cases the elements of the true protectorates are wanting.

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  • Upper canine teeth small, or wanting.

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  • - Antlers rounded, threetined, with the bezand trez-tines wanting, and the beam simply forked at the summit; coat either uniform or spotted at all seasons.

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  • - Lateral metacarpals as in Rangifer; antlers wanting; upper canines of males tusk-like and growing from semi-persistent pulps; cheek-teeth tall-crowned (hypsodont); tail moderate.

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  • - Skull and metacarpals generally as in Mazama; size very small; hair coarse and brittle; antlers in the form of short, simple spikes; cannon-bones very short; tail very short or wanting; no whorls in the hair of the face; face-gland moderately large, and gland-pit deep and oval; tarsal and metatarsal glands wanting; ectocuneiform bone of tarsus united with the naviculocuboid.

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  • - Antlers wanting in both sexes; liver furnished with a gall-bladder; no face-gland or gland-pit.

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  • The blade is frequently wanting or small and imperfect in the basal leaves, but in the rest is long and set on to the sheath at an angle.

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  • Less absolute characters, but generally trustworthy and more easily observed, are the feathery stigmas, the always distichous arrangement of the glumes, the usual absence of more general bracts in the inflorescence, the split leaf-sheaths, and the hollow, cylindrical, jointed culms - some .or all of which are wanting in all Cyperaceae.

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  • It is true that " there are (in the LXX.) many omissions of words, sentences, verses and whole passages, in fact, that altogether about 2700 words are wanting, or the eighth part of the Massoretic text " (Bleek).

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  • to consist of a series of tableaux wanting in dramatic unity, so that it reminds him of Homer's line - obK ayaBov lroXuKocpavi' eis Koipavos Eutw.

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  • Wanting in quickness of apprehension and in native grace, he made up for these deficiencies by a conscientious love of truth and an untiring industry.

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  • It differs from the true crocodile principally in having the head broader and shorter, and the snout more obtuse; in having the fourth, enlarged tooth of the under jaw received, not into an external notch, but into a pit formed for it within the upper one; in wanting a jagged fringe which appears on the hind legs and feet of the crocodile; and in having the toes of the hind feet webbed not more than half way to the tips.

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  • II,) as is or tz; w is wanting.

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  • In appearance and careful editing it leaves nothing to desire, containing the entire works, a lexicon, full bibliographical information, and an album of illustrations of the poet's places of residence, his arms, some title-pages of his plays, facsimiles of his writings, &c. Nothing is wanting but variorum comments, which Lefevre's edition supplies.

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  • von Wyss), which is a copy, made in 1476, of a chronicle written in or at any rate not earlier than 1438, though it is wanting in the 16th-century transcript of another chronicle written in 1466, which up to 1389 closely agrees with the former.

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  • It is quite conceivable that such evidence may later come to light; for the present it is wanting.

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  • But in 1138 the crisis came; the baronage had tried the capacity of their new master and found him wanting.

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  • Moreover, he had a genuine regard for the sanctity of a promise, the one thing in which his father had been most wanting.

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  • But he was secretly plotting rebellion, disgusted (as it would seem) that Edward had not transferred the crown of Scotland to the line of Bruce when the house of Baliol was found wanting.

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  • Indeed, there was a decided reaction in Edwards favor, since Lancaster and his friends had been tried and found wanting.

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  • But good organization was wanting, and chance fought for the king.

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  • Ireland (1649), had conquered Scotland (f 650), and had overthrown the son of the late king, the future Charles II., at Worcester (1651), the value of government by an assembly was tested and found wanting.

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  • After Cromwell had expelled the remains of the Long Parliament (1653), and had set tip another assembly of nominated members, that second experiment was found equally wanting.

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  • What was wanting was a national force behind them to set them to their proper work.

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  • For, who with all his faults was never wanting in a fine and generous sensibility, proposed that there should be a public funeral, and that the body should lie among the illustrious dead in Westminster Abbey.

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  • In no instance are the fore-limbs wanting.

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  • The third upper molar (m 3) is the only tooth wanting to complete the typical heterodont mammalian dentition.

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  • The main facts at the present day are, firstly, the restriction of the Prosimiae, or lemurs, to the warmer parts of the Old World, and their special abundance in Madagascar (where other Primates are wanting); and, secondly, the wide structural distinction between the monkeys of tropical America (Platyrrhina), and the Old World monkeys and apes, or Catarrhina.

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  • Signs, however, were not wanting that the peace would soon be broken, and Pitt, dissatisfied with the ministry for ignoring the threatening attitude of Napoleon, and making no preparations for a renewal of the war, withdrew his support.

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  • Its flesh is palatable although wanting in fat, while its skin forms the chief clothing material of the Patagonians.

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  • There is some reason to believe that the prothallus of Psilotum resmbles some Lycopodium prothalli, but conclusive evidence is wanting; that of Tmesipteris is unknown.

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  • The sorus has a somewhat elongated receptacle, on which the sporangia arise basipetally; the indusium may be cup-shaped, bivalve or wanting.

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  • Azolla has roots depending from the lower surface of the stem into the water, while these organs are completely wanting in Salvinia, their place being taken functionally by highly divided leaves borne on the ventral surface of the stem.

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  • As to the relationship of the Filicales to the other phyla, evidence from extinct plants appears to be wanting.

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  • Eleven somites follow these, forming the abdominal " tagma," giving thus 1 Embryological evidence of this is still wanting.

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  • The wealth and the semi-Hellenic character of the people - for in race, as in geographical position, the Thessalians held an intermediate place between the nonHellenic Macedonians and the Greeks of pure blood - caused them to be wanting in patriotism, so that at the time of the Persian wars we find the Aleuadae making common cause with the enemies of Greece.

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  • And there are not wanting signs of a revival in recent years of the earlier tendency of philosophical speculation to subordinate the necessities of metaphysical, scientific and even psychological inquiries to the prima facie demands of the moral consciousness.

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  • There will never perhaps in any period of the world's history be wanting advocates of materialism, who find in the sensible the only reality.

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  • And, though some kind of correspondence between the physical and conscious series of states has been observed and is commonly taken for granted in a number of instances, proof that entire correspondence exists is still wanting, and the precise kind of correspondence is left undetermined.

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  • Without this grace it is impossible for man to obey the " first greatest commandment " of love to God; and, this unfulfilled, he is guilty of the whole law, and is only free to choose between degrees of sin; his apparent external virtues have no moral value, since inner rightness of intention is wanting.

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  • It was inevitable that, in proportion as this casuistry assumed the character of a systematic penal jurisprudence, its precise determination of the limits between the prohibited and the allowable, with all doubtful points closely scrutinized and illustrated by fictitious cases, would have a tendency to weaken the moral sensibilities of ordinary minds; the greater the industry spent in deducing conclusions from the diverse authorities, the greater necessarily became the number of points on which doctors disagreed; and the central authority that might have repressed serious divergences was wanting in the period of moral weakness'- that the church went through after the death of Boniface Viii.

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  • The result of these repetitions is that, during a number of revolutions, the special mutual actions of the two planets at these three points of their orbits repeat themselves, while the actions corresponding to the three intermediate arcs are wanting.

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  • The younger man's genius supplied what was wanting to his predecessor.

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  • Where such natural defences are wanting the village is protected by high palisades and by fighting platforms on trees commanding its approaches.

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  • Though considerably smaller than the ostrich, and wanting its fine plumes, the rhea in general aspect far more resembles that bird than the other Ratitae.

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  • More than 3,000,000 rations, generally cooked, were at one time distributed, but no exertions could altogether avert death in a country where the usual machinery for carrying, distributing and preparing food was almost entirely wanting.

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  • The avi-fauna is much richer than the mammalian, and, although wanting the 'largest birds as well as the most brilliantly coloured, comprises two hundred and sixty species, half of which are endemic. Many of the birds are remarkable not so much for their shape or colouring as for their distant relationships; many belong to peculiar genera, and some are so isolated that new families have had to be formed for their reception.

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  • which, it is very important to observe, are wanting in the Septuagint; and xxi.

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  • Towards the extreme west the Futa Jallon highlands form an important diverging point of rivers, but beyond this, as far as the Atlas chain, the elevated rim of the continent is almost wanting.

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  • But signs of their former presence are not wanting as far north as Lake Tanganyika, and even, it is rumoured, still farther north.

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  • At the head of the former type Robespierre, without special knowledge or exceptional talent, devoured by jealous ambition and gifted with cold grave eloquence, enjoyed a great moral ascendancy, due to his incorruptible purity of life and the invariably correct behaviour that had been wanting in Mirabeau, and by the persevering will which Danton had lacked.

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  • When he recognized his error in having raised the papacy from decadence by restoring its power over all the churches, he tried in vain to correct it by the Articles Organiques wanting, like Charlemagne, to be the legal protector of the pope, and eventually master of the Church.

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  • The affairs of the colony were now in a critical condition; a man of experience and decision was needed to cope with the difficulties, and Louis XIV., who was not wanting in sagacity, wisely made choice of the choleric count to represent and uphold the power of France.

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  • Grazing and fodder are not wanting, and besides the reeds peculiar to Seistan there are two grasses which merit notice - that called bannu, with which the bed of the Hamun abounds on the south and the taller and less salt kirta on the higher ground.

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  • This explanation is incomplete, as it leaves out of account the action of the polarizer and analyser, and it was with the purpose of removing this defect that Fresnel and Arago undertook the investigations mentioned above and thus supplied what was wanting in Young's explanation.

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  • There were not wanting those who insinuated that Galileo intended to depict the pope himself in the guise of the simpleton of the party; and the charge, though preposterous in itself, was supported by certain imprudences of expression, which Urban was not permitted to ignore.

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  • themselves, but they were never States of altogether wanting, and they had, what the Arab the North.

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  • Encouragement of industry was not wanting; the state undertook to develop the herds of merino sheep, by issuing prohibitions against inclosures, which proved the ruin of agriculture, and gave premiums for large merchant ships, which ruined the owners of small vessels and reduced the merchant navy of Spain to a handful of galleons.

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