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warning Sentence Examples

  • Len shot Howard a warning look.

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  • "I'm warning you," she said again, backing away.

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  • He bent down his head and listened, shaking a warning finger at his master.

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  • Her eyes burned in warning and she looked away.

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  • You're going to ignore my warning, aren't you?

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  • He shot her a warning look.

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  • It happened so fast that in spite of his warning, she was nearly unseated.

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  • She lighted a lamp to show me the inside of the roof and the walls, and also that the board floor extended under the bed, warning me not to step into the cellar, a sort of dust hole two feet deep.

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  • The storm was so bad and there was no warning light.

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  • "Sofia," Damian said in a warning tone.

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  • Warning that Boston woman sounds prudent, though I'm not sure she has a clue to finding the so-called Psychic tipster.

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  • I prayed she'd take my warning seriously and maybe give us some helpful press in the bargin.

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  • The warning instinct faded, leaving her pleased to see him again.

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  • As they come under one horizon, they shout their warning to get off the track to the other, heard sometimes through the circles of two towns.

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  • When his hands found her waist and drew her close, passion came without warning, completely consuming her body and soul.

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  • His sister's warning came an hour after he last remembered looking at the clock.

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  • Andre was grave, the first warning things hadn't gone well.

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  • The warning in his voice was plain.

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  • The warning in his voice was plain.

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  • Fritz shot Davis a warning look and abruptly stood, glaring down at Cassie.

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  • Suddenly, Andre's cryptic warning made sense.

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  • Without warning he leaned forward and kissed her on the mouth.

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  • I keep warning you about the wild life, but you have to learn for yourself, don't you?

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  • His growl was inhuman, a warning she didn't heed.

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  • Gabriel's ominous warning suddenly made sense.

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  • Was he warning her again?

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  • Kris caught Katie.s gaze and shook his head ever so slightly, warning her against coming in.

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  • I wondered more and more, while Burke's masterly speech rolled on in mighty surges of eloquence, how it was that King George and his ministers could have turned a deaf ear to his warning prophecy of our victory and their humiliation.

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  • If they came from someone other than the man who'd supported his father and grandfather, he'd disregard the warning and have the messenger killed.

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  • He growled a warning and peered back at her through the silver eyes of a cat-like beast the size of a large horse.

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  • Jade withdrew his knife with a warning look.

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  • "She doesn't," she said with a warning look.

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  • Fifty years after Eisenhower's warning, the armament industry is the largest industry on the planet.

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  • The height of happiness was reached--and so simply, without warning, or noise, or display, that Rostov could not believe his eyes and remained in doubt for over a second.

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  • When she looked to the stranger, she found his warning look on her.

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  • The smiling stranger's warning clicked.

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  • The whole reason he'd avoided her was because of Wynn's warning – pleasure kills – a reminder that Deidre's tumor was connected to her emotions.

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  • Each made the other a warning gesture and stood still in the dim light beneath the curtain as if not wishing to leave that seclusion where they three were shut off from all the world.

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  • He removed her translator from her ear as promised after a stern warning about not speaking to anyone.

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  • Dustin's warning growl was cold.

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  • To the three of them, the drastic changes that occurred over such a short time span after thousands of years of no change were a warning sign.

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  • He shot her another warning look.

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  • She flicked the whip so that the end of it snapped on his shoulder - a warning, no more.

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  • Rhyn twisted his head away with a warning growl, and the world crashed down on her.

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  • Yancey stepped through the door with his arms full of groceries and Lisa didn't miss the warning look he shot his mother.

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  • Deidre asked, her new instincts warning her of an attempt at deception.

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  • Wynn's warning weighed heavier on her thoughts.

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  • A low growl started deep in his chest, a warning that penetrated her rampage.

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  • He growled deep in his chest, a warning for her.

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  • But this was Jetr warning him.

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  • Wynn's warning weighed heavier on her thoughts.

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  • Sarah snickered and Lisa glanced up in time to see Yancey shoot his mother a warning look.

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  • There was a warning note in his voice that made her more uncomfortable.

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  • He gave her a warning look.

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  • They were lined up as far as the eye could see on the Apian Way, the main road through Rome, as a warning to other slaves who might consider rebellion.

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  • That this one had come to him with a warning was the most he could expect.

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  • But he was so handsome, and she so amazed he wanted to go out with her, that she ignored the instincts warning her it would never last.

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  • If his sudden stillness wasn't a warning, his purr turned to a low, lethal growl.

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  • Connie shot Lisa a warning look.

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  • A flicker of alarm went across her features, warning Deidre something was wrong.

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  • relieved when she gave him a warning look and disappeared into the bathroom, the letter clutched in one hand.

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  • relieved when she gave him a warning look and disappeared into the bathroom, the letter clutched in one hand.

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  • Dusty gave Damian a cool look, and he heard the unspoken warning about women being the downfall of mankind.

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  • His jaw tightened and his eyes flashed a warning.

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  • The tears came without warning.

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  • Thunder growled a deep rumbling warning.

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  • She jerked her wrist from his hand and turned away, thankful at least for the warning.

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  • Thanks for the warning.

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  • His face darkened and his eyes flashed a warning.

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  • He looked at Darian, recalling Sofi's warning.

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  • He hesitated, and her senses tingled in warning.

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  • I always knew Martha was only here temporarily but I thought we'd at least get some warning.

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  • He had no idea how to interpret the warning.

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  • It was also a warning, one Gabriel understood innately, that Deidre belonged to the Dark One.

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  • Death curtseyed back, gave Gabriel a final look of warning, and followed the woman in grey to afternoon tea.

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  • "Female warriors," she said, raising an eyebrow in warning.

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  • Irritation flashed across Kiki.s face, and Rhyn raised an eyebrow in warning.

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  • Kiera looked at her, attempting to decipher her warning.

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  • She hesitated, then ignored the warning edge in his voice.

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  • The men watched the silent battle in equal silence, their assessing looks warning her they were looking for something.

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  • A final warning, A'Ran.

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  • I'll issue the warning.

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  • Elisabeth arched her eyebrows in a warning to Jackson.

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  • She stopped upon seeing Jackson's eyes narrowed in warning to leave this alone.

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  • Elisabeth shot him a warning stare.

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  • Thanks for giving me some warning.

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  • The feel of his warm fingers on her cheek, the uneasy stomach - they were all warning bells.

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  • Carmen shot Katie a warning look.

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  • We've issued warning orders for the populace to avoid the cities, and we're stopping and quarantining everyone at the Mississippi.

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  • We had no advanced warning that this was going to happen.

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  • Here's a friendly warning: there are a lot of secrets up here you normal army-types don't need to know.

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  • PMF spies warning our Eastern adversaries in the government.

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  • And, issue an emergency warning order that we're going to send the Appalachia militia to neighboring militias.

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  • Dan ignored his warning and snagged two pieces of the precious few he had remaining.

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  • "You get one warning," he said in a tone far more lethal than he'd ever used with her.

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  • She repeated Gabriel's warning, stunned.

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  • Rhyn lowered his hand, the strange note in her voice warning him the game wasn't over.

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  • He considered warning the Indian night clerk that they had a real winner wandering out on the sand in the middle of the night but discarded the idea.

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  • Dean congrat­ulated him but issued a warning against getting too bold with char­acters who would burn their mother at a stake just to light their cigars.

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  • They've issued a tornado warning for this area.

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  • A tiny voice whispered a warning about the longing that consumed her.

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  • When Brutus is growling or barking at something, he's warning you.

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  • The buffalo cow faced them, her massive head swaying back and forth in warning.

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  • Without warning, he reached out and grabbed her by the waist.

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  • His voice held a warning note.

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  • The tears arrived without warning.

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  • Without warning, she started to cry.

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  • His eyes flashed a warning.

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  • Carmen gave her a warning look.

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  • Katie's warning suddenly came to mind.

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  • She darted into the house with the intention of warning Alex.

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  • Probably. We're warning our respective people to prepare, in case it happens.

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  • "No, don't—" Charles' warning was swallowed as Darian relaxed enough for his magic to carry them to the Others.

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  • I thought I was meant to die, and she was warning me.

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  • The warning is that, next time we meet, there will be no discussion.

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  • He ignored the senses warning him of the guards drawing near and instead smoothed dark hair from her face and listened for her breathing.

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  • The hair on the back of Taran's neck rose in warning.

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  • He felt the warning in Sirian's intense glare.

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  • He crossed to the quiet horse as he walked, issuing it a warning look as well.

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  • Allin issued him a warning look.

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  • Sirian's betrayal first came to her in a dream created by the demon as a warning before it was strong enough to speak to her.

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  • I curse him daily for leaving you in such a position and ne'er warning you.

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  • Abruptly she understood the warning from Sami and Ledden.

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  • The demon's intense warning jarred her.

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  • Taran gave him a warning look, and the man took his place with his father's guard, silent.

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  • When his gaze returned to Carmen, it held a brief warning.

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  • Without warning, a peccary and her two babies burst from the brush and darted immediately in front of Ed.

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  • Dark specks in her eyes gave her a short warning and she glanced up at Alex, feeling the faint coming on.

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  • The tears came suddenly without warning.

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  • "He suffered …" Her voice broke and without warning she began to cry.

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  • Her stomach rolled a warning as nausea gripped her middle.

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  • When she shot him a warning glance he chuckled.

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  • Before her, the knee-high grass waved with a slight breeze of warning.

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  • There's a tornado warning out and I figured you didn't have any way of knowing it.

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  • Without warning, he leaned down and kissed her lips lightly.

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  • So intent was she on finding the flower, that the crackling of the brush didn't immediately register a warning.

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  • Without warning he grabbed her hand and jerked her toward the verandah.

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  • Eden sensed she would only get one warning from any of the immortals who now wanted her Xander dead.

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  • It was his size – combined with a prey's instinctive sixth sense warning it of a predator – that caused people to move away from him.

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  • The cool night hit his skin simultaneously with the warning he least wanted to sense.

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  • You get a warning from me, but Xander gets to deal with you how he wants.

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  • Xander gave the typical warning.

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  • It gave him some level of confidence that her warning was one born of necessity, not idle speculation.

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  • Next to it was a warning.

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  • "Really?" she asked, surprised the handsome man wanted anything to do with her after Xander's warning.

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  • Disappointed, she turned her attention to Xander, whose half-smile was one of warning, not comfort.

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  • I gave you advance warning.

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  • "You don't get another warning," he whispered.

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  • Damian has a warning order out about you.

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  • He gave her the half-smile that she took as warning he was just getting started.

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  • He paid her last warning no heed and kissed her neck from beneath her ear to her collarbone.

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  • Her abrupt contentedness was a warning he didn't understand how to interpret.

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  • Was this a warning?

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  • "With my luck, it'll be the one thing you won't give me," she said, recalling his warning about trading almost anything if she slept with him.

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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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  • Xander said nothing, uneasy with the idea after Jenn's warning.

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  • You've given up warning me off?

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  • Sofi-the-Oracle's warning came back to her.

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  • "Don't move," he whispered the familiar warning.

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  • Darian glanced at Xander, a look of warning or challenge in his gaze.

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  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.

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  • So vigorous was his treatment of Irredentism that he dismissed without warning his colleague Seismit Doda, minister of finance, for having failed to protest against Irredentist speeches delivered in his presence at Udine.

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  • But the whole episode was a warning to Italy, and the result was a national movement for security.

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  • He died on Tower Hill in 1572 for an example to the disloyal counties, protesting innocence and repentance, warning his children in a last letter to discredit all "false bruits" that he was a papist.

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  • It has been suggested that the power of stridulation would be advantageous to wood-boring grubs, the sound warning each of the position of its neighbour, so that adjacent burrowers may not get in each other's way.

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  • But that name properly belongs to the Redshank, from the cry of warning to other animals that it utters on the approach of danger.

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  • Having convoked his boyars he reproached them collectively with robbing the treasury and committing acts of injustice, and he caused one of them, a Prince Shuiski who happened to be in power at the moment, to be seized by his huntsmen and torn in pieces by a pack of hounds, as a warning to others.

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  • It is his duty to warn every individual, for no sinner is to be punished without warning (Ezek.

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  • On his return to Liegnitz he helped to spread the principles of the Reformation in the principality and in Silesia, while warning his colleagues against the abuse of the doctrine of justification by faith.

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  • warning voices again made themselves heard.

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  • According to the Talmud, he warned her " to fear neither the Pharisees nor their opponents but the hypocrites who do the deed of Zimri and claim the reward of Phinehas: " the warning indicates his justification of his policy in the matter of the crucifixions.

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  • He stated that his people, after giving warning in 5824 that they would consider protection the policy of the Government, had gone into protected manufactures, and he now asked that that policy be not reversed to the injury of his constituents.

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  • During his confinement by Tiberius a like omen had been interpreted as portending his speedy release, with the warning that should he behold the same sight again he would die within five days.

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  • In the West Vincent of Lerins held up Origen as a warning example (Commonit.

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  • Carnot, on receiving timely warning, fled from the Luxemburg palace and made his way to Switzerland.

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  • 1908, for instance, he rebuked Lord Cromer for uttering grave words of warning, and ridiculed the bare possibility of an Anglo-German conflict in arms. Early in 1909 he had assisted Mr. Lloyd George in the Cabinet in his unsuccessful endeavour to cut down Mr.

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  • erect a classification, that there was in them more of importance, hidden in the integument, than had hitherto been suspected; but the warning was of little avail, if any, till many years had elapsed.

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  • In the case of urban leases, however, ejectment (q.v.) - called in Scots Law " removing " - will not be authorized unless the tenant received 4 0 days' warning before the term of removal.

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  • Some of them imitated the Hebrew prophets in the performance of symbolic acts of denunciation, foretelling or warning, going barefoot, or in sackcloth or undress, and, in a few cases, for brief periods, altogether naked; even women in some cases distinguished themselves by extravagance of conduct.

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  • The case of James Nayler (1617?-1660), who, in spite of Fox's grave warning, allowed Messianic homage to be paid to him, is the best known of these instances; they are to be explained partly by mental disturbance, resulting from the undue prominence of a single idea, and partly by the general religious excitement of the time and the rudeness of manners prevailing in the classes of society from which many of these individuals came.

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  • This led to a counter movement in England, known as the Beacon Controversy, from the name of a warning publication issued by Isaac Crewdson of Manchester in 1835, advocating views of a pronounced " evangelical " type.

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  • In later years he did not shrink from uttering a word of warning and advice, when he thought that the master of the Florentine republic was too much inclined to yield to pleasure.

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  • When, in the spring of 1769, the first serious campaign was opened by a simultaneous attack by three Russian armies on the principalities, the Crimea and the buffer state of Kabardia, the Turks, in spite of ample warning, were unprepared.

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  • The moment news of their activity reached him, whilst still in pursuit of Sir John Moore, he despatched letters to all the members of the Confederation warning them that their contingents might soon be required, and at the same time issued a series of decrees to General Clarke, his war minister, authorizing him to call up the contingent of 1810 in advance, and directing him in detail to proceed with the formation of 4th and 5th battalions for all the regiments across the Rhine.

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  • The Danes had only three days' warning of the approaching danger; and the vast and dilapidated line of defence had at first but 2000 regular defenders.

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  • He was strongly urged to enter Stepney (now Regent's Park) College to prepare more fully for the ministry, but an appointment with Dr Joseph Angus, the tutor, having accidently fallen through, Spurgeon interpreted the contretemps as a divine warning against a college career.

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  • Even before annexation had occurred, Shepstone felt the danger so acutely that he sent a message to Cetywayo, the Zulu chief, warning him that British annexation was about to be proclaimed and that invasion of the Transvaal would not be tolerated.

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  • To this warning Cetywayo, who, encouraged by the defeat of the Boers at Sikukuni's hands, had already gathered his warriors together, replied: " I thank my father Somtseu [Shepstone] for his message.

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  • warning all British subjects in Johannesburg or elsewhere from aiding and abetting Jameson.

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  • With the example of Natal before them as a warning, it was (they argued) to the whites a question of life and death, and unless registration were enforced they could not prevent the surreptitious entry of new-comers.

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  • We know but little of Isaiah's predecessors and models in the prophetic art (it were fanaticism to exclude the element of human preparation); but certainly even the acknowledged prophecies of Isaiah (and much more the disputed ones) could no more have come into existence suddenly and without warning than the masterpieces of Shakespeare.

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  • 6 The robe had pomegranates and golden bells that the sound might give warning as he went in and out of the sanctuary, and " that he died not " (Ex.

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  • When the presence of underground bodies of water is known or suspected, advance bore-holes should radiate from the end of the advancing working place so as to give warning of the position of the body of water, these holes being of such length as to ensure a safe, thickness of solid rock.

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  • While abundant warning of the caving-in of the workings is thus given in advance it may happen that men are unexpectedly imprisoned by the closing of the main passage ways.

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  • As the staff fully foresaw, the enemy would exert greater vigilance than had been the case while the withdrawals had been in progress from the northern areas, these having given the Ottoman authorities warning of what was likely to happen.

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  • By embarking on that venture the fleet gave the Turks sufficient warning of what was in store to ensure that, on the date on which Sir I.

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  • In 1358 the parte Guelfa made these enactments still more stringent, punishing with death or heavy fines all who being Ghibellines held office, and provided that if trustworthy witnesses were forthcoming condemnations might be passed for this offence without hearing the accused; even a non-proved charge or an ammonizione (warning not to accept office) might entail disfranchisement.

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  • Histrio-mastix, published in 1633, was a violent attack upon stage plays in general, in which the author pointed out that kings and emperors who had favoured the drama had been carried off by violent deaths, which assertion might easily be interpreted as a warning to the king, and applied a disgraceful epithet to actresses, which, as Henrietta Maria was taking part in the rehearsal of a ballet, was supposed to apply to the queen.

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  • In June a warning proclamation by the governor was answered by a series of violent speeches by Papineau, who in August was deprived of his commission in the militia.

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  • At this point the letter suddenly swerves' into a passionate warning against some errorists of Judaism (iii.

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  • At Mizpah, after another solemn warning, the sacred lot is taken and falls upon Saul of Benjamin, who, however, is not at first unanimously accepted (x.

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  • When a French adventurer calling himself Guillet de la Gevrilliere, whom Fox at first "did the honour to take for a spy," came to him with a scheme for the murder of Napoleon, he sent a warning on the 10th of February to Talleyrand.

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  • Origen indulged in many speculations which were afterwards condemned, but, as these matters were still open questions in his day, he was not reckoned a heretic. (iii.) In accordance with the New Testament use of the term heresy, it is assumed that moral defect accompanies the intellectual error, that the false view is held pertinaciously, in spite of warning, remonstrance and rebuke; aggressively to win over others, and so factiously, to cause division in the church, a breach in its unity.

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  • Athens had even sent emissaries to the Persian court to give warning of the proposed national crusade.

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  • Let the priests, who are responsible, take warning, and return to their ancient ideals (ii.

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  • It was natural that warning voices should then be raised in the Church against secular tendencies, that the wellknown counsels about the imitation of Christ should be held up in their literal strictness before worldly Christians.

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  • The controversy on its use in modern times has turned mainly on the interpretation of the warning clauses.

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  • This telegram might have exercised the most prejudicial influence on the course of the battle had not Ladmirault (4th Corps), nearer to the seat of the imaginary danger, taken upon himself to disregard the warning transmitted to him by headquarters.

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  • Its success contains at once a warning to those doubters who are always crying out that we have reached the limitations of knowledge, and an encouragement and stimulus to would-be explorers of new intellectual realms.

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  • resolved to wipe from the map of Europe an inconvenient rival, and without any warning, in defiance of all international equity, let loose his veterans upon Denmark a second time.

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  • On the same day he wrote to Guillaume Farel, " si venerit, modo valeat mea autoritas, vivum exire nunquam patiar," and to Pierre Viret in the same terms. Evidently Servetus had warning that if he went to Geneva it was at his peril.

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  • letters and memoranda dictated by them, while at the same time secretly warning her friends not to accept these letters as her own opinions, but to realize that she was dependent on the Constitutionals.'

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  • As Harnack says, "There is no trace of any tendency beyond the immediate purpose of maintaining the true Christian life in the church and warning it against covetousness and against an unbrotherly spirit.

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  • The growing ambition of General O'Donnell constantly clashed with the views of Espartero, until the latter, in sheer disgust, resigned his premiership and left for Logrono, after warning the queen that a conflict was imminent between O'Donnell and the Cortes, backed by the Progressist militia.

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  • Yet in such a manner by warning him of his future condemnation it recalls him to salvation" (Inst.

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  • The 'TiroOi icae, which are of considerable merit, contain exhortations to bravery and a warning against the disgrace of cowardice.

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  • The book of Chronicles mentions Philistines and Arabians, and knows of a previous warning by a prophet of Mareshah (east of Lachish; 2 Chron.

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  • This amounts to a serious warning against trying to draw a definite line round dogma.

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  • The necessary three days' warning of the French concentration they felt certain they would obtain, for Napoleon's troops were at this juncture distributed over an area (Lille-Metz-Paris) of 175 m.

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  • Corps remained without other definite The orders than those issued on June 13, warning them to passage be ready to move at 3 A.M.

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  • As soon as the Prussian marshal got the first real warning of imminent danger, he ordered (in accordance with the prearranged plan) an immediate concentration of his army on his inner flank at Sombreffe.

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  • The ships which Jehoshaphat made were wrecked at Ezion-geber because he had allied himself with Ahaziah of Israel despite prophetic warning (2 Chron.

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  • 2 The serpent too (whose unique form preoccupied the early men) shall be humiliated, as a perpetual warning to man - who is henceforth his enemy - of the danger of reasoning on and disobeying the will of God.

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  • 4 Hussarek insisted that there were no oppressed peoples in Austria, that on the contrary her constitution assured to the several nationalities a status of equal rights like that of no other state on earth, and he gave a warning against its destruction - a vain appeal to reason.

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  • He loved music himself, and justified this profane pleasure by the example of Bishop Grosseteste, who lodged his harper in the chamber next his own; but he holds up as a warning to gleemen the fate of the minstrel who sang loud while the bishop said grace, and was miserably killed by a falling stone in consequence.

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  • The mere instinct of self-preservation had, at last, drawn the Poles and Lithuanians together against these ruthless and masterful intruders, and the coronation of Jagiello at Cracow on the 15th of February 1386, was both a warning and a challenge to the Knights.

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  • His warning, "No nonsense, gentlemen" (Point de reveries, Messieurs), was taken in very ill part, and it was perhaps naturally, but beyond question most unhappily, the truth that the tsar's concessions only served to encourage the Poles to revolt, and to produce a strong Russian reaction against his liberal policy.

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  • Despite the warning letters of the British cabinet which, dismayed at the long continuance of the American War, counselled caution on a question in which England had no immediate interest, Castlereagh yielded no inch of his ground.

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  • A warning to avoid flippancy in future was, however, the worst that happened to him.

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  • "The so-called ` tablet of warning to kings against injustice ' gives a fair specimen of connected discourse, e.g.

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  • The animal, which reaches a length of more than 2 ft., is blackish-brown and yellow or orange, and on the thick tail these "warning colours" are arranged in alternate rings.

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  • and Wolsey, warning them to stop the importation of the work at the English seaports.

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  • He accompanied Xerxes on his expedition to Greece, but the stories told of the warning and advice which on several occasions he addressed to the king are scarcely historical.

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  • In July 1628 Kepler accordingly arrived with his family at Sagan in Silesia, where he applied himself to the printing of his ephemerides up to the year 1636, and whence he issued, in 1629, a Notice to the Curious in Things Celestial, warning astronomers of approaching transits.

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  • The hebdomadal transformation being once, contrary to compact, witnessed by her husband, she left him with much wailing, and was said to return and give warning by her appearance and great shrieks whenever one of the race of Lusignan was about to die.

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  • 1-5), Paul is represented as warning him against false shame (6 seq.), adducing his own example and that of Onesiphorus.

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  • The address at Miletus is Paul's last word to the Christian elders of Ephesus, warning them against heresies (Acts xx.

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  • But many of the directions are much too serious and fundamental to have been given in this form; one can hardly imagine that Paul considered Timothy (or Titus) still in need of elementary advice and warning upon such matters, and especially on personal purity.

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  • Lastly, pleasure, after having been first defined (Book vii.) as an activity, is treated over again (Book x.) as an end beyond activity, with a warning against confusing activity and pleasure.

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  • "There is no such thing as political experience," wrote Wellington, certainly no friend of Liberalism; "with the warning of James II.

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  • The king exerted all his personal influence to overcome Yorke's scruples, warning him finally that the great seal if now refused would never again be within his grasp. Yorke yielded to the king's entreaty, went to his brother's house, where he met the leaders of the Opposition, and feeling at once overwhelmed with shame, fled to his own house, where in three days he was a dead man (January 20, 1770).

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  • Strictly the word should mean a warning proceeding from an external source.

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  • (2) There are many instances, recorded by educated witnesses, of dreams, visions, warning voices, &c., giving precise information as to coming events.

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  • The evacuation of Egypt by Antiochus Epiphanes at the bidding of the Roman ambassadors suits the warning addressed to "Greece" (732-740) against overweening ambition and any attempt upon the Holy City, which is somewhat strangely enforced by the famous Greek oracle, "Let Camarina be, 'tis best unstirred."

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  • Those who only know the Snipe as it shows itself in the shooting-season, when without warning it rises from the boggy ground uttering a sharp note that sounds like scape, scape, and, after a few rapid twists, darts away, if it be not brought down by the gun, to disappear in the distance after a desultory flight, have no conception of the bird's behaviour at breeding-time.

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  • Now insects that possess noxious attributes, and the same is true of other animals, usually have a conspicuous warning coloration which appeals to the eyes of enemies and helps them to remember more easily the cause of an unpleasant experience, helps in fact to establish a psychical association between a particular style of coloration and a nasty taste or a painful wound.

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  • Poulton as the unification of warning colours.

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  • Since belief in the adequacy of the two theories, above outlined, to account for the facts they profess to explain, depends ultimately upon the testimony that can be brought forward of the usefulness of warning characters, of the deception of mimicry and of the capacity for learning by experience possessed by enemies, it is necessary to give some of the evidence that has been accumulated on these points.

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  • They appear, however, to have no appreciation of mimetic and warning colours, and have therefore not influenced in any way the evolution of mimetic resemblances dependent upon hues and patterns.

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  • The significance of this phenomenon, as already stated, was first explained by Fritz Milller; but although the term " Mullerian mimicry " has been assigned to this and similar instances, they are not strictly speaking cases of mimicry at all but of warning coloration.

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