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  • His monastery acquired great fame and became the wealthiest in middle Russia.
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  • Frankfort is one of the most interesting, as it is also one of the wealthiest, of German cities.
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  • No formal acknowledgment of his relation to the king was made until his betrothal to Anne Scott, countess of Buccleuch, the wealthiest heiress of Scotland, whom he married in 1665.
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  • Ivan had stopped at Tver, to murder St Philip, while on his way to destroy the second wealthiest city in his tsardom - Great Novgorod.
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  • The family of Thun-Hohenstein, one of the wealthiest of the Austrian nobility, which has for more than 200 years settled at Tetschen, in Bohemia, has given several distinguished members to the Austrian public service.
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  • His generosity to poor students was well known; but he could afford to be liberal, as his share of spoliated Church property had made him one of the wealthiest men in Denmark.
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  • The Jews constitute the wealthiest and most intelligent portion of the population.
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  • Gorlitz is one of the handsomest, and, owing to the extensive forests of 70,000 acres, which are the property of the municipality, one of the wealthiest towns in Germany.
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  • Her father was one of Britain's wealthiest merchants.
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  • The Ancients and immortals could choose anyone they wanted as mates, and they chose from among the royalty, the wealthiest, and most influential.
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  • The wealthiest of the warriors gathered outside the stables, armed with well-made weapons that would pay for enough clothing for all the poor in Landis.
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  • Tavistock abbey Once the largest and wealthiest abbeys in Southwest England, most of Tavistock Abbey now lies in an L-shaped ruin.
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  • In Domesday he is recorded as having over 100 manors worth around £ 156 making him the 31st wealthiest baron in the land.
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  • The wealthiest of the merchant capitalists did side with the Royalists.
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  • William Russell, a Sunderland banker who bought Brancepeth castle in 1796, was the country's wealthiest commoner.
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  • The Levesons prospered from the wool trade to such a degree that by the fifteenth century they were the wealthiest family in the area.
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  • The cost of defending these claims aside from the eventual damages award is often beyond the pocket of all but the wealthiest individuals.
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  • A typical parish would benefit from generous endowments, most notably from its wealthiest local landowner, the occupant of the Manor House.
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  • Rosebank is a relatively upmarket suburb of Johannesburg adjoining Sandton, one South Africa's wealthiest suburbs.
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  • Join now: Try and become the wealthiest Monopoly property tycoon in the UK.
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  • Not only were most of the foreign buildings destroyed, but also a large number of important Chinese buildings in the vicinity of the foreign quarter, including the ancient Hanlin Yuen, the boards of war, rites, &c. Almost the whole of the business quarter, the wealthiest part of the Chinese city, was laid in ashes (see China: History).
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  • Rosebank is a relatively upmarket suburb of Johannesburg adjoining Sandton, one South Africa 's wealthiest suburbs.
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  • Luxury amenities are also in high demand in Park City since the area is one of the wealthiest in the United States.
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  • It was now possible to produce knock off styles modeled on the furniture in the best and wealthiest homes in Britain at a price that many families could now afford.
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  • From a childhood of poverty and abuse, she has has become one of the wealthiest and most influential people of all time.
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  • With an estimated worth of $255 million, she's secured her place on the Fortune list of the wealthiest entertainers under the age of 40.
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  • Donald Trump is a real estate developer who followed in his father's footsteps to become one of the world's wealthiest men.
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  • In 2005, he was estimated to be worth $2.6 billion and was number 74 on the "Forbes 400" list, which outlines the 400 wealthiest people in the United States.
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  • While some of the wealthiest stars are simple to name off, there are others who are quietly hiding their holdings and making smart decisions to expand their empires.
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  • The wealthiest were the ones who wore the best quality wool.
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  • The use of eyeglasses finally began to trickle down to the average person rather than remaining in monasteries and in the homes of the wealthiest members of society.
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  • People thought of the royal couple as the luckiest, happiest and of course, the wealthiest couple, the Chinese quickly incorporated the symbolism into their culture.
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  • Only the wealthiest of nobles wore underwear until the 18th century.
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  • Both men and women, from the wealthiest to the poorest, slept in the shifts or shirts they wore as underwear during the day.
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  • Bill Gates is considered one of the wealthiest people in the world.
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  • Although the members each took vows of poverty, chastity and obedience, the Order itself became the wealthiest of the Crusading Orders.
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  • He reformed the coinage, developed trade and commerce and introduced numerous agricultural reforms, especially on his own estates, which he was never weary of enlarging, so that on his death he was the wealthiest landowner in Denmark.
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  • Poor and squalid streets are found, in close proximity to the wealthiest localities, between Marylebone Road and St John's Wood Road, and about High Street in the south, the .site of the original village.
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  • The family was one of the wealthiest and most influential in the colony and was closely related by marriage to the Van Rensselaers, Van Cortlandts and other representatives of the old Dutch aristocracy.
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  • From time immemorial the isle of Gotland had been the staple of the Baltic trade, and its capital, Visby, whose burgesses were more than half German, the commercial intermediary between east and west, was the wealthiest city in northern Europe.
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  • Nicholas Zebrzydowski, a follower of the chancellor Zamoyski, was one of the wealthiest and most respectable magnates in Poland.
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  • It was composed of the leading and the wealthiest men among the lower classes of the population.
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  • Sennacherib made Nineveh his court residence and, after his destruction of Babylon and the influx of the enormous booty brought back from his conquests, it must have been the most magnificent and wealthiest city of the East.
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  • The natural resources of Guatemala are rich but undeveloped; and the capital necessary for their development is not easily obtained in a country where war, revolution and economic crises recur at frequent intervals, where the premium on gold has varied by no less than 500% in a single year, and where many of the wealthiest cities and agricultural districts have been destroyed by earthquake in one day (18th of April 1902).
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  • As the St Lawrence invited the earliest settlers to Canada and gave the easiest communication with the Old World, it is not surprising to find the wealthiest and most populous part of the country on its shores and near the Great Lakes which it leads up to; and this early development was greatly helped by the flat and fertile plain which follows it inland for over 600 m.
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  • Henry Stuart likewise held sinecure benefices in France, Spain and Spanish America, so that he became one of the wealthiest churchmen of the period, his annual revenue being said to amount to £30,000 sterling.
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  • He was one of the wealthiest, and at the same time one of the stingiest, magnates of his day.
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  • It became one of the wealthiest of central American cities, although it had always a keen commercial rival in Leon, which now surpasses it in size and importance.
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  • Early in the 16th century it was one of the wealthiest cities of Lombardy, but has never recovered from its sack by the French under Gaston de Foix in 1512.
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  • The duke of Aremberg is one of the wealthiest of the great continental nobles.
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  • It was hoped that so soon as the scheme could be effectively put into operation the taxes on trade in transit could be largely if not completely abolished, and the traders and merchants - the wealthiest class of the community - would be assessed in their city domiciles.
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  • The Divine Cult.In the midst of every town rose the temple of the local god, a stately building of stone, strongly :ontrasting with the mud and plaster houses in which even the wealthiest Egyptians dwelt.
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  • It therefore became usual under the Old Kingdom for the wealthiest persons to make testamentary dispositions by which certain other persons agreed for a consideration to observe the required rites at stated periods:
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  • Of the old deities Ammon represented by far the wealthiest and most powerful interests, and against this long favored deity the Pharaoh hurled himself with fury.
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  • One of the largest and wealthiest landowners in Sicily, he managed his estates on liberal lines, and was never troubled by agrarian disturbances.
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  • Through the instrumentality of the celebrated Sir Rhys ap Thomas (1451-1527), the wealthiest and the most powerful personage in South Wales, Henry Tudor, earl of Richmond, on his landing at Milford Haven in 1485 found the Welsh ready to rise in his behalf against the usurper Richard III.
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  • The trade carried on by means of Chinese junks is said to be large, and the native merchants are considered to be among the wealthiest and most enterprising in China.
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  • In spite of the fact that the Church of England is collectively one of the wealthiest in Christendom, a large proportion of the " livings " are extremely poor.
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  • Solomon Stoddard died on the 11th of February 1729, leaving to his grandson the difficult task of the sole ministerial charge of one of the largest and wealthiest congregations in the colony, and one proud of its morality, its culture and its reputation.
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  • To remember her gave him pleasure, and when his comrades, hearing of his adventure at Bogucharovo, rallied him on having gone to look for hay and having picked up one of the wealthiest heiresses in Russia, he grew angry.
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  • His clothes were made for his body, the kind of clothing only the wealthiest could afford.
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  • In August 1534 the adelantado, or governor, sailed from San Lucar, at the head of the largest and wealthiest expedition that had ever left Europe for the New World.
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  • Galeazzo was the wealthiest and most magnificent Italian of his epoch.
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  • Here, in fact, lay some of the oldest and wealthiest towns, the sites of which have, however, been removed inland by the silting up of the shore.
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  • The law of Russia prohibits them from entering Great Russia, only the wealthiest and best educated enjoying this privilege; nevertheless they are met with everywhere, even on the Urals.
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  • It rapidly became the wealthiest and most populous.
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  • They chiefly occur in the earlier cemeteries, and the costliness of their construction confined their use to the wealthiest classes - e.g.
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  • But in the ensuing anarchic period both cities were utterly ruined, and the centre of political gravity was transferred from Great Poland to Little Poland, where Cracow, singularly favoured by her position, soon became the capital of the monarchy, and one of the wealthiest cities in Europe.
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  • As the wealthiest of Roman provinces it had most to gain by the pax Romana, and therefore welcomed the empire, and established and maintained the most devout cult of Augustus by means of the organization known as the Koinon or Commune, a representative council, meeting in the various metropoleis.
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  • He studied surveying and navigation, and joined his father in his ship-building, fishing and general trading business, quickly becoming one of the wealthiest and most influential men in the province.
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  • The part of Tibet under the rule of Lhasa, by far the largest and wealthiest, includes the central province of V, Tsang, Nari and a number of large outlying districts in southern and even in eastern Tibet.
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  • Both town and abbey were sacked by the Danes in 997, but were shortly afterwards rebuilt, and the latter at the time of the Conquest ranked as the wealthiest house in Devon, including the hundred and manor of Tavistock among its possessions.
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  • It fell into the power of Alboin in 569 and became the seat of a Lombard duchy; it was still one of the wealthiest cities of Aemilia in the Lombard period.
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  • At first it was only levied at irregular intervals; afterwards, in 378 B.C., it became a permanent tax based on elaborate valuation under which the richer members paid on a larger quota of their capital; in the case of the wealthiest class the taxable quota was taken as one-fifth, smaller fractions being adopted for those belonging to the other divisions.
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