Watch sentence example

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  • He glanced at his watch and swallowed before answering.
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  • I'll take care of the others if you want to watch the kids.
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  • I can't let anyone watch what I am doing!
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  • She turned her head to watch him.
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  • This dog helped him watch the sheep.
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  • Mom always told me to watch out for those fast talkers.
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  • After breakfast we go out and watch the men at work.
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  • Always cautious, I stop, watch and listen.
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  • I like to watch them move and listen to them - I even like the way they smell.
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  • You might want to watch out for him too.
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  • Do you want to watch Tammy?
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  • "Ben and I will keep watch, like this afternoon," Betsy said.
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  • Watch yourself; you're public and he might very well target you or your people.
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  • A kid who stole matches so he could light spiders on fire and watch how far they ran.
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  • If you had to watch lord knows what mayhem he sees you'd have shrieking nightmares too!
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  • If the animals in front are continually changing and the direction of the whole herd is constantly altered, this is because in order to follow a given direction the animals transfer their will to the animals that have attracted our attention, and to study the movements of the herd we must watch the movements of all the prominent animals moving on all sides of the herd.
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  • Even the police, who see the aftermath of terrible, gut-wrenching crimes, aren't forced to watch them actually happening.
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  • She continued to watch him soberly.
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  • I forgot my watch.
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  • I've already discussed my plans with Mom, and she's going to watch Tammy.
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  • We went in a sail-boat along with many others to watch the races.
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  • It is very interesting to watch a plant grow, it is like taking part in creation.
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  • I looked at my watch.
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  • You better watch your step.
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  • He took a sip of the coffee as he turned back to watch the rain.
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  • He would have loved to watch her ogle him as he strutted for her, but he didn't have time.
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  • How 'bout we go watch "Beaches" now.
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  • I can't watch them twenty-four hours a day, you know.
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  • He glanced at his watch and rose.
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  • I'll watch over you tonight.
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  • I appreciate the fact that you guys watch your language around me and make sure you're all busy at the camp fire when I need privacy.
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  • I checked my watch as often as I looked over my shoulder.
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  • "You'll do it, or you'll watch your sister die at the Black God's hands," Sofi said in a hard voice as she rose to face the door.
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  • Watch her for a bit while we go back and clean up what's left of Czerno's goons.
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  • Gabe twisted his head to watch Kiki, Rhyn's right hand and the most dependable of the brothers, walk into the gym.
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  • I guess that's the punishment for our roles in the Schism – being pushed aside and forced to watch, Eden said, referring to the war that severed the two realms completely from one another.
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  • The Museum has its own beehive: safe behind glass, you can watch the bees constructing their honeycomb from London pollen.
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  • McGlashan just loved to watch the smoke billow from the piles of flaming furniture on the front grass of some hard case or other.
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  • Through your eyes and emotion you will be left breathless every time you watch your Grand Cinema RTX.
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  • How can I listen to audio clips or watch video on Century Digital?
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  • A real roller coaster of emotions to watch her perform.
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  • He took out his watch with the same measured composure with which he did everything.
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  • In snow conditions watch out for skiers and snowboarders.
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  • I guess that's the punishment for our roles in the Schism – being pushed aside and forced to watch, Eden said, referring to the war that severed the two realms completely from one another.
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  • "Forgive me, daughter, but I can't go with you," he said and glanced at his watch.
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  • Watch your step—now you're getting to be a challenge.
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  • "Making room for Rum-ass's stuff?" she asked, flinging herself on the couch nearby to watch.
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  • A watch glass would make it easier than the plastic container it was in now.
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  • Or, simply watch the facial contortions for your own amusement.
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  • In three quick games, Lincou took and maintained control of the T, leaving Amr Shabana little option but to watch and stare.
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  • The crowds that lined the Dublin footpaths to watch the cortege were honoring the Revolutionary soldier.
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  • No one really knows... I'll probably just watch the usual crap on TV or read about the upcoming demise of Leeds United.
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  • My husband wants a beige linen suit, the sort that Classics teachers used to wear to watch cricket.
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  • Stand the beaker on a large watch glass in a fume cupboard.
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  • A woman just died on my watch, Jake.
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  • The excitement at the coop had cost Alex his chance to watch a birth, but he accepted the loss in good humor.
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  • He lifted a sleeve and consulted his watch.
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  • So that was why you came up to watch the goats kid.
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  • He dropped her hand as if it had suddenly become too hot to hold, and glanced at his watch.
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  • It was Katie who had said he was coming up to watch the goats kid.
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  • Do you want me to stay here tonight to watch him?
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  • He squinted at his watch in the dim light.
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  • All Darkyn had to do was wait and watch for his opportunity.  While he did so, he had a new plan: To pursue a certain deity who'd left her position to her lover.  In all his dealings with Immortals and mortals, Darkyn long ago learned the weakness Immortals and mortals had for a beautiful woman.  Gabriel would be no different.
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  • He looked at his wrist, but then remembered the watch was on the dresser in the motel room.
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  • He'd better watch his P's and Q's.
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  • Pocket change, watch and wallet were on the nightstand by the bed.
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  • He's gonna make an appearance, just you watch!
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  • Whoever referred him to Vinnie, he'd better watch out.
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  • Just watch the phone bill.
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  • He continued to watch her without comment, but the amusement had left his eyes.
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  • As it approached time for Alex to get off work the first day, she kept watch on the driveway for his truck.
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  • She relaxed in the luxury of leather seat covers and a smooth ride, content simply to watch him drive.
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  • He continued to watch her solemnly.
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  • I'm wearing boots and I know to watch out for snakes.
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  • She kissed his lips quickly and leaned back to watch his face.
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  • Josh continued to watch her.
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  • "I know someone needs to watch the babies," he said, "but I'd rather you didn't do that right now – not on a regular basis, anyway.
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  • He continued to watch her.
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  • She wandered over to watch him brush Ed.
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  • I see that look in your eyes when you watch a baby in church.
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  • She wasn't pouting, but she wasn't going to watch him leave either.
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  • I'm still not going to watch your plane leave.
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  • She wasn't going to watch him go.
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  • She wasn't going to watch him leave.
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  • Once across the creek, she pushed her way up the overgrown trail and across the field, pausing to watch a couple of ducks on the pond.
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  • Did you want me to watch the boys for you?
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  • Alex and I used to set there together and watch the sunrise.
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  • Carmen sat down on the swing with Jonathan, and Lori turned to watch the drive again.
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  • Who's going to watch Jonathan?
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  • She continued to watch him until he shifted uncomfortably.
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  • She resisted the impulse to check her watch.
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  • Jenn glanced at her watch.
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  • She made her new spot as comfortable as possible and lay down to wait and watch.
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  • "The team should be here soon," Jenn said with a look at her watch.
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  • She went to the door leading into the gym, pausing to watch Darian.
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  • The guards on the fortress walls had bunched together to watch and draw poison- tipped arrows.
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  • He bowed out after several rounds to watch a heated match between two warriors casting loud taunts at each other as they battled.
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  • Taran handed off the horse to a stable hand and turned to watch as Sirian took Rissa's arm, leading her into a squat stone building at the center of the fortress.
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  • He was too angry to watch the procession leave.
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  • The women were hungry, and she saw them watch Taran with a familiar light in their eyes.
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  • We watch them as well.
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  • So it's your place to watch her die because you did not feel you should object to her madness?
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  • I'll watch over you as you sleep, dark lady.
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  • Hilden will take you into the city, and your archers may watch me to ensure I do not venture closer to her than I am now.
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  • Do you want me to watch the kids tonight?
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  • A quick glance at her watch confirmed it was lunch time.
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  • It certainly helped to have Jenny watch the children, but even that created a problem.
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  • Even now it was a pleasure to watch him.
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  • She caught her breath and glanced at her watch.
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  • It must have been comforting to watch Gerald remind Alex who he was talking to.
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  • It hurt to watch him struggle this way.
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  • Katie said she would watch the children and not to worry.
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  • When he continued to watch her expectantly, she turned to Carmen.
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  • She glanced at her watch as the elevator doors opened... five-thirty.
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  • Had her father sent him to watch over her?
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  • She consulted her watch.
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  • The next question was, would he drop by the cabin or simply watch from a distance?
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  • All right, but you'd better watch for snakes.
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  • He let the sensations outside of his mind distract him while he checked his watch a few times.
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  • She'll need to see a doctor in a couple of days for follow up shots, and you need to watch the bite wounds for signs of an infection.
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  • "I don't watch much television," Jessi said, anxious to get back to her cousin.
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  • Maybe you should set up the parental controls on the TV so they can't watch that garbage, if they have no adult supervision.
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  • Women watch for me, and men like things that blow up.
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  • I'm pretty sure men watch for you, too.
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  • He propped his feet up and checked his watch.
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  • Darian strode away towards the large jungle gym, out of hearing distance but close enough to watch and react.
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  • She went to the railing again to watch Toni throw herself all over Xander under the guise of conducting an interview.
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  • Jessi and Gerry stopped to watch as Laurencio's assistant set up a tripod.
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  • She knew he was popular enough for her cousins to watch the show, but this was pure madness!
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  • Jessi moved up the beach far enough she was able to sit and watch.
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  • You just decided to sit on the beach and watch the man you can't stand.
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  • "It's no secret I like to watch you squirm," he said.
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  • He let me live, only so I could watch him win.
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  • We have orders to watch him but not interfere, unless someone is in danger.
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  • Thoughts shifting to the task at hand, Xander stepped back to watch the Grey God do his job.
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  • Jessi returned to the paddock to watch the animals.
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  • He didn't like seeing her vulnerable like this; he wanted to hear her sharp tongue and watch her face turn pink when he looked at her too long or provoked her.
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  • After the suspension of the Reflector in 1753, he edited in the New York Mercury the "Watch Tower" section (1754-1755), which became the recognized organ of the Presbyterian faction.
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  • " The animals act naturally and by springs, like a watch."
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  • He gave so much trouble to the Madrid governments that they organized a watch over him with the assistance of the French government and police, especially when it was discovered that the two military movements of August 1883 and September 1886 had been prepared and assisted by him.
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  • Italy, intellectually first among the peoples, was now politically and practically last; and nothing to her historian is more heartrending than to watch the gradual extinction of her spirit in this age of slavery.
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  • Passing to later times, we can watch a theory of monotheism rising, and dying down again, during what our scholars distinguish as the Brahmanical period of Indian religion.
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  • The deck log book, kept by the officers of the watch, is copied into the ship's log book by the navigating XVI.
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  • Like Alexander in the last period of his reign, Nicholas considered himself the supreme guardian of European order, and was ever on the watch to oppose revolution in all its forms. Hence he was generally in strained relations with France, especially in the time of Louis Philippe, who became king not by the grace of God but by the will of the people.
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  • Here and there, as in Cyprus, we watch the development of some local schools.
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  • He seems to have been in London during the last weeks of Charles I., from whom he is said to have received his watch and some jewels which had ornamented the ebony case in which he kept his Bible.
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  • The lord of the manor with his officials and retainers, the peasantry bound to him by ties of personal dependence and mutual rights and obligations, constituted a little world, in which we can watch the play of motives and passions not so dissimilar as we are sometimes led to believe from those of the great modern world.
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  • The community we are studying must have reached such a stage of development that its economic functions and those immediately cognate to them form a well-defined group, and adequate means must be available so that we can, as it were, watch the performance of these functions and test our hypotheses and conclusions by observation and experience.
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  • In modern problems we can watch the economic machine actually at work, cross-examine our witnesses, see that delicate interplay of passions and interests which cannot be set down or described in a document, and acquire a certain sense of touch in relation to the questions at issue which manuscripts and records cannot impart.
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  • It is clear that, if we start from the condition of full eversion of the tube and watch the process of introversion, we shall find that the pleurecbolic variety is introverted by the apex of the tube sinking inwards; it may be called acrembolic, whilst conversely the acrecbolic tubes are pleurembolic. Further, it is obvious enough that the process either of introversion or of eversion of the tube may be arrested at any point, by the development of fibres connecting the wall of the introverted tube with the wall of the body, or with an axial structure such as the oesophagus; on the other hand, the range of movement of the tubular introvert may be unlimited or complete.
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  • In 1880 a Vigilance Committee was appointed to watch over the restoration of the interior.
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  • Erected first as a temporary committee of public safety to hunt down the remnant of the conspirators and to keep a vigilant watch on Tiepolo's movements, it was finally made permanent in 1335.
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  • The Waltham watch and the Singer sewing-machine had their beginning in Boston in 1850.
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  • They must watch demand, be able to form reasonable anticipations of its move ments, and at the same time know the existing stocks of cotton, the sales taking place from day to day, and the best forecasts of the coming supplies.
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  • This would be so if people acted independently and without guidance, but actually they are sometimes misled by published advice and movements in the market intended to deceive them, and, even when they are not, they watch each other's attitudes and tend to act as a crowd.
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  • When a current is passed through the coil it rotates in the field and displaces the index over the scale against the control of a spiral spring like the hairspring of a watch.
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  • Leaving his mule to the abbey, and giving away his worldly clothes to a beggar, he kept his watch in the church during the night of the 24th-25th of March, and placed on the Lady altar his sword and dagger.
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  • But, on his return, he forgot to hoist the white sail, and his father, supposing that his son had lost his life, threw himself from a high rock on which he was keeping watch into the sea, which was afterwards called the Aegean.
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  • Among the manufactures are agricultural implements, watches and watch material - the Illinois Watch Company has a large factory here - lumber, flour, foundry and machine-shop products, automobiles, shoes and boilers.
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  • In 1807 the African Institution was formed, with the primary objects of keeping a vigilant watch on the slave traders and procuring, if possible, the abolition of the slave trade by the other European nations.
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  • Wesley saw that here was the very means he needed to watch over his flock.
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  • The first shock was repulsed, but a French column penetrated in the dark between two regiments of the British and a confused fight ensued in the ruins, in which the 42nd (Black Watch) captured a colour.
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  • To meet these forces the emperor could not collect men in all, of whom upwards of 10o,000 were held by Wellington on the Spanish frontier, and more were required to watch the debouches from the Alps.
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  • Formerly we could only watch the evolution of his powers of organization and the purely psychic gifts of resolution and command.
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  • Then, leaving Hope with 30,000 men to watch Bayonne, he began an enveloping movement round Soult's left.
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  • Frigates were left to watch Navarino.
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  • He resumed his watch off Navarino, and on the 13th was joined by de Rigny and the Russian rear-admiral Heiden with his squadron.
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  • Thus they make Mer y a sort of watch tower over the entrance into Afghanistan on the north-west and at the same time create a stepping-stone or etape between north-east Persia and the states of Bokhara and Samarkand.
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  • The most interesting of his discoveries, now generally known as the " Wiedemann effect," is the following: If we magnetize longitudinally a straight wire which is fixed at one end and free at the other, and then pass an electric current through the wire (or first pass the current and then magnetize), the free end of the wire will twist in a certain direction depending upon circumstances: if the wire is of iron, and is magnetized (with a moderate force) so that its free end has north polarity, while the current through it passes from the fixed to the free end, then the free end as seen from the fixed end will twist in the direction of the hands of a watch; if either the magnetization or the current is reversed, the direction of the twist will be reversed.
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  • If we twist the free end of a ferromagnetic wire while a current is passing through it, the wire becomes longitudinally magnetized, the direction of the magnetization depending upon circumstances: if the wire is of iron and is twisted so that its free end as seen from the fixed end turns in the direction of the hands of a watch, while 5 Phys.
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  • Such were various procuratorships; 'the prefectures of the corn supply, of the fleet, of the watch, of the praetorian guards; the governorships of recently acquired provinces (Egypt, Noricum), the others being reserved for senators.
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  • Under the empire the power of the equites was at its highest in the time of Diocletian; in consequence of the transference of the capital to Constantinople, they sank to the position of a mere city guard, under the control of the prefect of the watch.
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  • Herds of buffaloes, and the few peasants who watch them, are now the only occupants of this once thickly populated and garden-like region.
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  • Next to the poor rate came that for highways, and other special rates have been authorized from time to time, as for police, education, public lighting, cemeteries, libraries, sanitary purposes, &c. To distinguish the rate the name of the precepting authority is frequently added or the purpose for which it is levied specified, as county rate, watch rate, &c. The valuation list of a parish is the basis on which the poor rate is levied.
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  • Henceforth the various corps lost more and more their territorial character, one nationality was set to watch and control the other, and espionage and delation prevailed.
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  • It cannot be said that previously to Darwin there had been any very profound study of teleology, but it had been the delight of a certain type of mind - that of the lovers of nature or naturalists par excellence, as they were sometimes termed - to watch the habits of living animals and plants, and to point out the remarkable ways in which the structure of each variety of organic life was adapted to the special circumstances of life of the variety or species.
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  • The House of Burgesses is represented by a Biirgerausschuss (committee of the house) of twenty deputies whose duty it is to watch over the proceedings of the Senate and the constitution generally.
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  • He despatched French with a large force to clear the south-eastern districts of the Transvaal and for the rest maintained a force to watch De Wet, and organized a defence force in Cape Colony, while using the residue of his mounted men to sweep the country of stock, forage and inhabitants.
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  • In particular the fluctuations of the pulse in fevers and inflammations were better understood, and accurately registered; and we can scarcely realize now that before Harvey the time of the pulse seems not to have been counted by the watch.
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  • Discontent in Ireland was now rapidly becoming dangerous, and was finding a focus in the Society of the United Irishmen, and in the Catholic Committee, an organization formed a few years previously, chiefly under the direction of Lord Kenmare, to watch the interests of the Catholics.
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  • From the laws of the Kentish kings Lhothhere and Eadric (673-685) we learn that the Wic-reeve was an officer of the king of Kent, who exercised a jurisdiction over the Kentish men trading with or at London, or was appointed to watch over their interests.
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  • When on the eve of St John's Day, 1510, the king in the habit of a yeoman of his own guard saw the famous march of the city watch, he was so delighted that on the following St Peter's Eve he again attended in Cheapside to see the march, but this time he was accompanied by the queen and the principal nobility.
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  • Sir John Gresham, mayor in 1548, revived the march of the city watch, which was made more splendid by the addition of three hundred light horsemen raised by the citizens for the king's service.
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  • In 1745, owing to his knowledge of Gaelic, he was appointed deputy chaplain of the 43rd (afterwards the 42nd) regiment (the Black Watch), the licence to preach being granted him by special dispensation, although he had not completed the required six years of theological study.
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  • To make this apparatus more perfectly automatic, an arrangement for continually adding to and mixing with the juice the proper proportion of milk of lime has been adapted to it; and although it may be objected that once the proportion has been determined no allowance is made for the variation in the quality of the juice coming from the mill owing to the variations that may occur in the canes fed into the mills, it is obviously as easy to vary the proportion with the automatic arrangement from time to time as it is to vary in each separate direction, if the man in charge will take the trouble to do so, which he very seldom does with the ordinary defecators, satisfying himself with testing the juice once or twice in a watch.
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  • A permanent commission was established to watch its execution.
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  • The treasury was managed by two chamberlains; and every five years the Paduans sent one of their nobles to reside as nuncio in Venice, and to watch the interests of his native town.
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  • The natural route overland through Marseilles and Toulouse was held by his enemies; that through the empire from the head of the Adriatic was little safer, since Leopold of Austria was on the watch for him.
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  • This provision hardly consists with Comte's congratulations to the tsar Nicholas on the " wise vigilance " with which he kept watch over the importation of Western books.
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  • In 1469 Batarnay was sent to keep watch upon the duke of Guienne's intrigues, which began to appear dangerous.
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  • Amongst the finest of his classical pictures were - "Syracusan Bride leading Wild Beasts in Procession to the Temple of Diana" (1866), "Venus disrobing for the Bath" (1867), "Electra at the Tomb of Agamemnon," and "Helios and Rhodos" (1869), "Hercules wrestling with Death for the Body of Alcestis" (1871), "Clytemnestra" (1874), "The Daphnephoria" (1876), "Nausicaa" (1878), "An Idyll" (1881), two lovers under a spreading oak listening to the piping of a shepherd and gazing on the rich plain below; "Phryne" (1882), a nude figure standing in the sun; "Cymon and Iphigenia" (1884), "Captive Andromache" (1888), now in the Manchester Art Gallery; with the "Last Watch of Hero" (1887), "The Bath of Psyche" (1890), now in the Chantrey Bequest collection; "The Garden of the Hesperides" (1892), "Perseus and Andromeda" and "The Return of Persephone," now in the Leeds Gallery (1891); and "Clytie," his last work (1896).
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  • The graceful form of their body, the elegance and rapidity of their movements, and the exquisite beauty of their colours have been the admiration of all who have had the good fortune to watch them in their native haunts.
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  • After performing several feats of valour, he was appointed by Hera to watch the cow into which Io had been transformed.
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  • Marshal Bazaine had meanwhile arrived on the scene, and ordering forward fresh troops to relieve (not to reinforce) those already engaged, he rode forward with a horse artillery battery to watch the operations.
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  • By May a Dutch fleet of some eighty sail was at sea, preparing to watch the English, and unite with the French.
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  • Turenne was therefore despatched to Westphalia and Conde to Alsace, while a corps of observation was formed on the Meuse to watch the Spanish Netherlands.
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  • In the same year he was despatched with a fleet to watch the movements of the Count d'Estaing, and in July 1779 fought an indecisive engagement with him off Grenada.
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  • Great Britain could not afford to stand aside and watch the accomplishment of an ambition to prevent which she had, at immense sacrifice of blood and treasure, overthrown the power of Louis XIV.
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  • To the visitor from Europe the attraction of Tunis lies in the native city, where, in the Rue al Jezira, along which runs electric trams, he can see hundreds of camels in the morning bearing charcoal to market; where he may witness the motley life of the bazaars, or, by the Bab-Jedid, watch the snake-charmers and listen to the Moorish storytellers.
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  • The chief industry is the making of watches, and the town has long been celebrated for the production of watch movements and tools.
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  • If we watch a man breaking stones by the roadside some distance away, we can see the hammer fall before we hear the blow.
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  • For instance, a ticking watch may be put at the focus of a large concave metallic mirror, which sends a parallel " beam " of sound to a second concave mirror facing the first.
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  • An index resembling the hand of a watch partakes of this motion, and points successively to the divisions of a graduated dial.
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  • Many of the sapphires are shipped to Switzerland for watch jewels and for bearings.
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  • Among these is the so-called Egg of Nuremberg, a watch made about 150o by Peter Henlein.
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  • At the declaration of the republic, he closed his Ami du peuple, and commenced, on the 25th, a new paper, the Journal de la republique francaise, which was to contain his sentiments as its predecessor had done, and to be always on the watch.
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  • Their fleets were divided into squadrons, of which one, under Tombazes, was deputed to watch for the entrance of the Ottomans into the archipelago, while the other under Andreas Miaoulis sailed to blockade Patras and watch the coasts of Epirus.
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  • He was probably intended to watch the conduct of his colleague, Admiral Montagu (afterwards 1st earl of Sandwich), who was in command of the Baltic squadron.
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  • In the early part of 1841 the "Third of March Association" was formed to watch over the interests of the citizens, and in November of that year the government was forced by a popular demonstration to summon an assemblee constituante, which in 1842 elaborated a new constitution that was accepted by the citizens.
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  • After Luther's death the more rigid Lutherans declared it to be their duty to preserve the status religionis in Germania per Lutherum instauratus, and to watch over the depositum Jesu Christi which he had committed to their charge.
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  • But even now the Lithuanians were indisposed towards a complete union, and finally they quitted the diet, leaving two commissioners behind to watch their interests.
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  • But Catherine, still in difficulties, was obliged to watch in silence the collapse of her party in Poland, and submit to the double humiliation of recalling her ambassador and withdrawing her army from the country.
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  • Its chief industries are the manufacture of watch springs, gloves, lace, beer and machinery, and it has a trade in grain.
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  • Taking his army by sea from New York to the head of the Chesapeake, he marched up into Pennsylvania, whither Washington had repaired to watch him, and on the 26th of September entered the city.
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  • In the earlier part of the year the British at New York and the French at Newport continued to watch one another.
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  • This motion is resisted by the torsion of a spiral spring resembling the hair-spring of a watch having one end fixed to the coil axis, and there is therefore a definite position of the needle on the scale corresponding to each potential difference between the terminals, provided it is within the range of the control.
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  • The family have on the preceding days solemnly visited the grave, and offered to the shades gifts of water, wine, milk, honey, oil, and the blood of black victims; they have decked the tomb with flowers, have renewed the feast and farewell of the funeral, and have prayed to the ancestors to watch over their welfare.
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  • As to the use of the word " compensation " in horology, see Clock; Watch.
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  • Both he and his college took kindly the amazing proceeding of his mother, who left her husband and her home to reside in Oxford, that she might watch over her son's health.
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  • One is mentioned in the annals of China two centuries before our era, between the territories of the Huns in the west and those of the Tunguses in theeast - a vast area of some 300 to 400 m., on the opposite margin of which the two peoples kept watch.
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  • It is his duty to watch the proceedings in the public interest, to issue summonses to witnesses whose evidence is desired by the court, and to prosecute before the election court or elsewhere those persons whom he thinks to have been guilty of corrupt or illegal practices at the election in question.
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  • It was probably at first a means of calling the people together in case of a sudden invasion, but was afterwards a signal for setting the watch.
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  • It is interesting to watch the bird, in a state of freedom, foraging for worms, which constitute its principal food: it moves about with a slow action of the body; and the long, flexible bill is driven into the soft ground, generally home to the very root, and is either immediately withdrawn with a worm held at the extreme tip of the mandibles, or it is gently moved to and fro, by an action of the head and neck, the body of the bird being perfectly steady.
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  • It is a centre of the watch-making industry, especially of gold watch cases; about 70% of those manufactured in Switzerland are turned out here.
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  • There is a school of industrial art (engraving and enamelling watch cases) and a school of watch-making (including instruction in the manufacture of chronometers and other scientific instruments of precision).
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  • (1626) to watch over the immunities of the clergy in respect of person or property, whether local or general.
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  • The whole establishment is surrounded by a wall, furnished at intervals with watch towers (R).
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  • For some time after the marriage, the young couple were controlled by the empress Elizabeth, who appointed court officials to keep a watch on their conduct; but before long these custodians themselves had become the agents of Catherine's pleasures and ambition.
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  • And when they had been served with wines and spices they went away leaving only the candidate, the esquires, " the priest, the chandler and the watch," who kept the vigil of arms until sunrise, the candidate passing the night " bestowing himself in orisons and prayers."
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  • Vessels were accumulated on the American sea-board, and the watch became more strict.
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  • A similar conflict took place between Arnulf's son and successor Eberhard and Otto the Great; but Eberhard was less successful than his father, for in 938 he was driven from Bavaria, which was given by Otto with reduced privileges to the late duke's uncle, Bertold; and a count palatine in the person of Eberhard's brother Arnulf was appointed to watch the royal interests.
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  • Tromp kept watch over them until he had received large reinforcements, and then (21st of October) boldly attacked them as they lay in English waters.
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  • Nelson urged immediate attack, and recommended, as an alternative, that part of the British fleet should watch the Danes while the remainder advanced up the Baltic to prevent the junction of the Russian Reval squadron with the ships in Kronstadt.
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  • During those visits his chief business was to watch Johnson, to discover all Johnson's habits, to turn the conversation to subjects about which Johnson was likely to say something remarkable, and to fill quarto notebooks with minutes of what Johnson had said.
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  • After this he had to watch closely the movements of the emperor Joseph II., who, although an ardent admirer of Frederick, was anxious to restore to Austria the greatness she had partially lost.
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  • In reply Athens sent Phormio to Naupactus to watch her interests in that quarter.
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  • With an adjustment to give a t5-second period, a deflection Table Watch Stand ' 'Boom 0008.
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  • The passage of the long hand of a watch across the end of the slit every hour cuts off the light, and gives hour marks enabling the observer to learn the time at which a disturbance has taken place.
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  • The Nile crocodile makes a hole in white sand, which is then filled up and smoothed over; the mother sleeps upon the nest, and keeps watch over her eggs, and when these are near hatching - af ter about twelve weeks - she removes the 18 in.
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  • Print of microscopic size may be read; a watch ticking in another room can be heard.
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  • To take one's watch from the pocket and look at it when from a familiar clock-tower a familiar bell strikes a familiar hour, is an instance of a habitual action initiated by a sense perception outside attentive consciousness.
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  • We may suddenly remember dimly afterwards that we have done so, and we quite fail to recall the difference between the watch time and the clock time.
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  • During the latter part of this period he was associated with Sir Thomas Smith, whose function was at least partly to watch and check his fellow-ambassador.
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  • Lethington then went to London to watch over Mary's interests, and either to arrange her marriage with Don Carlos, or to put.
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  • We have followed it long enough to see its directness and simplicity, to observe the naturalness with which one incident succeeds another, and to watch the gradual manifestation of a personality at once strong and sympathetic, wielding extraordinary powers, which are placed wholly at the service of others, and refusing to be hindered from helping men by the ordinary restrictions of social or religious custom.
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  • Then coming to a place called Gethsemane, He bade the disciples wait while He should pray; and taking the three who had been with Him at the Transfiguration He told them to tarry near Him and to watch.
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  • But Great Britain, on the ground that she had no immediate interest in the Italian question, was represented only by Lord Stewart, the ambassador at Vienna, who was not armed with full powers, his mission being to watch the proceedings and to see that nothing was done beyond or in violation of the treaties.
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  • He was occupied in trying to unite firmly together the whole evangelical movement; he laboured to give his countrymen a good system of schools; he was on the watch to defeat any attempt of the Roman Curia to regain its hold over Germany; and he was the confidential adviser of a large number of the evangelical princes.
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  • During the last two or three years of his life Louis lived in great isolation, "seeing no one, speaking with no one, except such as he commanded," in the château of Plessis-les-Tours, that "spider's nest" bristling with watch towers, and guarded only by the most trusty servitors.
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  • This he accomplished by five means - by a council to settle the faith, by edicts promulgating its principles, by a state department to watch over its purity, by missionaries to spread its doctrines, and by an authoritative collection of its sacred books.
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  • In the year of the council, the king also founded a state department to watch over the purity and to direct the spread of the faith.
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  • Officers were appointed to watch over domestic life and public morality, and to promote instruction among the women as well as the youth.
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  • On his refusal war was declared, and Wellesley came down in state to Madras to organize the expedition in person and watch over the course of events.
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  • He was a great civil and military official, charged to watch, in the interests of the crown, over groups of several comitatus, or countships, especially in the border provinces.
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  • A watch should be kept on rats at ports of arrival and on board ships from infected countries.
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  • Paley refers several times to Nieuwentyt, who uses the famous illustration of the watch.
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  • Zeus ceases to watch the field - Poseidon secretly comes to the aid of the Greeks.
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  • Like the Moerae (Fates), they regulate the destinies of man, watch over the newly born, secure good laws and the administration of justice.
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  • (r) In the family the hearth-fire is the scene of the protecting care of deity; the gods of the household watch over its welfare.
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  • In vain did he watch for any sign of recognition of his philosophic genius.
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  • In 1807 he was again sent to the Mediterranean to watch the movements of the Turks.
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  • The higher summits of the Cordilleras afford a larger and more continuous supply of water, and so dependent are the people in the cultivated river valleys on this source of water supply that they watch for snowstorms in the Cordilleras as an indication of what the coming season is to be.
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  • It has a pocket-hole on either side, giving access to the pockets, which are always in the arkhalik, where also is the breast-pocket in which watch, money, jewels, and seals are kept.
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  • He despatched his son Jiafir to assume the government of Isfahan, and watch the movements of Ali Murad, who appears to have been then absent from that city; and he gave a younger son, Ali Naki, command of an army in the field.
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  • Early in 1909, indeed, a Russian force of 2600 men was sent to watch events near Tabriz, and if necessary to intervene in favor of the Nationalists who held the town, and had for some months been besieged by the shahs troops.
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  • Yet as far back as the 13th century a statute, known as that of "Watch and Ward," was passed in the 13th year of Edward I.
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  • Borough constabulary forces were established by the Municipal Corporation Act (1835), which entrusted their administration to the mayor and a watch committee, and this act was revised in 1882, when the general powers of this authority were defined.
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  • The High Church party in England had induced Vere to dismiss him from the chaplaincy; but he was still held, deservedly, in such reverence, that it was arranged he should attend the synod, and accordingly he was retained by the Calvinist party at four florins a day to watch the proceedings on their behalf and advise them when necessary.
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  • Two corps were left in the open in observation, one at St Ninian's to watch the lower course of the burn, one to guard the point at which the Falkirk-Stirling road crosses the burn.
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  • His mother Agave having joined the revellers on Mount Cithaeron, Pentheus followed and climbed a lofty pine to watch the proceedings.
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  • As his fleet was only 57 sail in all he was not able to engage the enemy from end to end, but as the French were arranged in a line from east to west he could have fallen on the end nearest him, and could have guarded himself by telling off a part of his ships to watch the remainder.
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  • Chitral is an important state because of its situation at the extremity of the country over which the government of India exerts its influence, and for some years before 1895 it had been the object of the policy of the government of India to control the external affairs of Chitral in a direction friendly to British interests, to secure an effective guardianship over its northern passes, and to keep watch over what goes on beyond these passes.
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  • At the same time Gnaeus Calpurnius Piso, one of the most violent and ambitious of the old nobility, was sent as governor of Syria to watch his movements.
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  • A series of periodicals keeps watch over this enormous output.
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  • Histories of commerce and cities now rank beside those on war and kings, although there are readers still who prefer to follow the pennants or robber barons rather than to watch the slow evolution of modern conditions.
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  • It was instituted primarily as a precaution against the ever-present danger of a helot revolt, and secondarily perhaps as a training for young Spartans, who were sent out by the ephors to keep watch on the helots and assassinate any who might appear dangerous.
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  • In an ensuing battle (in January 1831), both Sabagadis and Marie were killed, and Ubie retired to watch events from his own province.
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  • With particular regard to this last named duty the college deputed two of its members to attend all meetings of the states-general, to watch the proceedings and report at once any proposals which they held to be contrary to the interests or to infringe upon the rights of the province of Holland.
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  • At about ten o' clock Robert Keyes brought Fawkes from Percy a watch, that he might know how the anxious hours were passing, and very shortly afterwards he was arrested, and the gunpowder discovered, by Thomas Knyvett, a Westminster magistrate.
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  • The people of the principalities were to enjoy all the privileges that they had possessed under Mahomet IV.; they were to be freed from tribute for two years, as some compensation for the ruinous effects of the last war; they were to pay a moderate tribute; the agents of Walachia and Moldavia at Constantinople were to enjoy the rights of national representatives, and the Russian minister at the Porte should on occasion watch over the interests of the principalities.
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  • The Rumanian Academy keeps jealous watch over the treasures it has accumulated, and few have had access to the riches entombed in its archives; nor has any private or public collection been catalogued.
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  • On the 30th of April he with difficulty wound up his watch, and early on the morning of the 1st of May the boys found "the great master," as they called him, kneeling by the side of his bed, dead.
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  • If, for example, in the case of a hundred such districts we watch the result of leaving them alone, a gradual growth of leakage common to most of the districts, but not to all, is observed, while here and there a sudden increase occurs, often doubling or trebling the total supply to the district.
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  • The coupling is effected by firmly clamping the ends of the beams upon the top and bottom respectively of a loop of watch - spring, which is tightly stretched round the casting carrying the pan, as is shown in the end view in fig.
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  • Pierluigi being an uncompromising opponent of the emperor Charles V., Don Ferrante Gonzaga, the imperial governor of Milan, was ever on the watch for a pretext to deprive him of Piacenza, which the emperor greatly coveted.
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  • He mentioned four: (1) by a watch to keep time exactly, (2) by the eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, (3) by the place of the moon, (4) by a new method proposed by Mr Ditton.
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  • The Elgin National Watch factory, and the Borden milk-condensing works, are famous throughout the United States and beyond.
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  • In 1568 he was appointed lieutenant-general to Don John of Austria during the suppression of the Morisco revolt in Granada, and he also accompanied Don John during the Lepanto campaign, his function being to watch and control his nominal commanderin-chief, whose excitable temperament was distrusted by the king.
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  • The twenty-five were to hear and decide upon any claims and complaints preferred against the king, and to keep tip their numbers by co-optation, so that it would seem that the barons intended to keep a permanent watch upon the crown.
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  • The three northern powers thereupon agreed upon what was known as the Berlin Memorandum, in which they demanded an armistice, and proposed to watch over the completion of the reforms which the Porte had promised.
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  • It will perch on the topmost bough of a tree, if a tree be near, to watch his proceedings, and the cock exhibits all the astounding gesticulations in which the males of so many other Limicolae indulge during the breeding-season - with certain variations, however, that are peculiarly its own.
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  • Some reckless enthusiasts for truth set four trustworthy hospital nurses to watch her; the Celtic obstinacy of the parents was roused, and in defence of their imposture they allowed death to take place in eight days.
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  • Their function once discharged, these men had no public character, but they resolved that they would hold together in order to watch over the interests of the city.
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  • Bathe, who was rising into notice by the skill with which he trimmed between parties, opposed this motion, and carried a decree appointing a Committee of Twelve to watch over the safety of the Convention.
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  • They were also required to watch over the souls of the flock and report to the bishop the cases of those who had sinned or were in need of spiritual help. "You deacons," says the Apostolical Constitutions (4th century), "ought to keep watch over all who need watching or are in distress, and let the bishop know."
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  • He is usually supposed to watch over human conduct, but this is by no means invariably the case.
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  • A refuge of Italian pauperism in the time of the Gracchi, after the triumph of the oligarchy the Narbonnaise became a field for shameless exploitation, besides providing, under the proconsulate of Caesar, an excellent point of observation whence to watch the intestine quarrels between the different nations of Gaul.
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  • On the heights, as at Bibracte, or on islands in the rivers, as at Lutetia, or protected by marshes, as at Avaricum, oppidaat once fortresses and places of refuge, like the Greek Acropoliskept watch and ward over the beaten tracks and the rivers of Gaul.
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  • Whilst others were triumphing openly, Mazarin, in the shadow and silence of the interregnum, had kept watch upon the heart of the queen; and when the old party of Marie de Medici and Anne of Austria wished to come back into power, to impose a general peace, and to substitute for the Protestant alliances an understanding with Spain, the arrest of Francois de Vendme, duke of Beaufort, and the exile of other important nobles proved to the great families that their hour had gone by (September 1643).
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  • For this purpose hydraulic mechanism of Bessemer's design was arranged under the control of an attendant, whose duty it was to keep watch on a spirit-level, and counteract by proper manipulation of the apparatus any deviation from the horizontal that might manifest itself on the floor of the saloon owing to the rolling of the vessel.
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  • The Spanish foreign office received every assurance that friendly governments would watch the Carlists and Republicans, to prevent them from using their territories as a basis for conspiracies against the peace of Spain.
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  • He was one of the Boston grand jurors who refused to serve in 1774 because parliament had made the justices independent of the people for their salaries; was a leader in the Boston Tea Party; was one of the thirty North End mechanics who patrolled the streets to watch the movements of the British troops and Tories; and in December 1774 was sent to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to urge the seizure of military stores there, and induced the colonists to attack and capture Fort William and Mary - one of the first acts of military force in the war.
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  • From this island it was possible to exercise a certain control over the townspeople, and a consul was stationed there to watch affairs.
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  • But the larvae of the Ecaudata are mainly herbivorous and the digestive tract is accordingly extremely elongate and coiled up like the spring of a watch.
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  • As Siegfried approaches Worms, Kriemhild's brothers, the Burgundian kings Gunther, Giselher and Gernot watch his coming, and to them their faithful retainer, "the grim Hagen," explains who he is.
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  • He resigned himself to watch her drift towards perdition.
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  • A glance at her watch confirmed it wasn't lunch time yet, so why was Alex coming home already?
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  • Felipa enthusiastically agreed to go with them and watch Destiny and Jonathan while they shopped.
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  • Maria was supposed to watch Destiny until they got back.
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  • After breakfast they went upstairs to watch a children's movie on the television with Destiny and Jonathan.
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  • It's difficult to watch a child suffer, but she needs to be under the tent, and the tent needs to be closed around her so that it maintains a consistent level of oxygen.
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  • "I will watch," he declared in a tone that left no room for argument.
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  • Nowadays men don't think it's beneath their dignity to help around the house and watch the kids.
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  • "Watch your pronoun, we," I answered as I struggled up the slope.
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  • "A little after three A. M.," she said after a glance at her watch.
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  • Tired but more at peace with the strange world, she stretched out on the couch to watch TV.
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  • We'd better watch our step and not give him any excuse to harass us further.
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  • I.m going to watch the world fall apart.
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  • As the maître d' lead them to their table, he was acutely aware of the heads turning to watch them.
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  • "Wasn't he the former Vice Pres—" "Watch Lana."
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  • Deidre said nothing.  Rain fell steadily, until Katie's skin was too numbed to feel it.  She heard Deidre's breathing grow deeper as the woman fell asleep.  Aware there could be demons or other creatures in the dark, Katie roused herself to keep watch, as Gabriel had kept watch over her.
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  • The petite woman started to run, ignoring the demons that swiped at her with talons large enough to take off her head with one swipe.  She seemed immune to the demons' strikes.  They fell away, as if hitting an invisible shield.  The bizarre display drew more than Katie and Toby's attention.  A ripple went through the demons, and they turned to watch the tiny woman sprinting towards them with flashing blue eyes.
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  • Listen, you little son-of-a-bitch, I'll toss your ass right out this door to the street and then advertise on television exactly where you are and sell tickets while we watch them cut you up in little pieces.
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  • "I know someone needs to watch the babies," he said, "but I'd rather you didn't do that right now – not on a regular basis, anyway.
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  • The allies would not assist without the promise of more healing waters, which meant she needed more bladders of blood and another journey into the enemy- riddled forest under Sirian's watch.
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  • What sheer bliss not to have to clock watch any more!
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  • She learned the local dialects, and was able to accompany her husband on his tours of inspection and watch him dispense justice.
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  • Are you really willing, in your land of extortionate inadequate health coverage, to watch women dying from botched backstreet abortions?
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  • People would come from miles away, just to watch the beautiful lady with her sparkling facial adornments.
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  • Would people actually want to watch a game of red alert 2 on the TV?
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  • That way, meteorologists could watch conditions as they develop in the main amphitheaters of meteorological action, and plot their charts accordingly.
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  • Watch out greek anarchists, now you have an anarchist Cat!
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  • I'm a real anorak for film, I will watch anything.
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  • And watch out: these include antelope, monkey, porcupine and snake.
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  • Watch the sun set behind the mountains as you sip a nice aperitif, before enjoying a lovely barbecue.
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  • The audience enter a booth one at a time to watch a three minute performance through a small rectangular aperture.
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  • After tea, Sue and I watch the film apocalypse Now which we recorded back in January.
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  • Watch out for special guest star appearances throughout the festival.
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  • Goodnight, fellas and watch the door doesn't hit yer arses on the way out!
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  • At least one consolation of a wet weekend is that it enabled us to watch England regain the ashes.
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  • The local children found this a highly amusing sight and flocked to the windows of the corridors to watch in silent awe.
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  • A full auto EL backlight automatically illuminates the display whenever the watch is angled toward the face while lighting is dim.
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  • Drug Watch: Cranberry juice reduces bacteriuria and pyuria For many decades cranberry juice has been thought to reduce bacterial infections of the bladder.
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  • Each court has a viewing balcony where you can watch other matches in progress.
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  • Always watch the bartender as he/she makes your drink or opens your bottle.
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  • Assume our better half wants us to build a garden in the yard, but we want to watch basketball.
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  • Watch the Vatican news boards for his impending beatification, kids.
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  • Treat the cave biota with respect, watch out for them, and avoid disturbing them.
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  • Meander by the thatched cottages & watch the blacksmith at work.
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  • It's like when you watch Frost and think, blimey that's clever, how did they do that?
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  • Sit down and watch a film in the renewably powered cinema, shake yer booty with bands o­n the sound stage.
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  • Companions ' outings in recent months have included visits to go bowling, clay pigeon shooting and to watch boxing.
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  • When you can't take the heat anymore watch in amazement as our fire breather puts on a show!
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  • On the way down, watch out for the sharp bends and narrow hump back bridge at the bottom!
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  • Only 3.4 million consumers watch mobile TV broadcasts currently, In-Stat said.
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  • I sent my young brother up the hill to watch where the patrol boat went in to anchor.
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