Women sentence example

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  • That evening all the women got together to wrap gifts.

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  • The two women laughed and pointed at her shirt.

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  • Do you make many women cry?

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  • She sang something mournfully, addressing the queen, but the king waved his arm severely, and men and women with bare legs came in from both sides and began dancing all together.

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  • Gradually, the women and children drifted over to examine her.

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  • The two women adjourned to the front porch to cut green beans and shuck corn.

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  • Men and women do make wool cloth in mills.

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  • The count got out helped by the footmen, and, passing among men and women who were entering and the program sellers, they all three went along the corridor to the first row of boxes.

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  • If you only knew what those society women are, and women in general!

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  • There are laws to protect women if a husband is abusive.

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  • That way she would know you liked women.

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  • When--free from soldiers, wagons, and the filthy traces of a camp--he saw villages with peasants and peasant women, gentlemen's country houses, fields where cattle were grazing, posthouses with stationmasters asleep in them, he rejoiced as though seeing all this for the first time.

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  • She'd wanted him in a way the other women in his life never had.

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  • You don't see that too often in women her age.

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  • Maybe it was merely love that made her view him that way, but considering all the second and third glances he got from other women, she doubted it.

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  • Why do women always want to know that?

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  • The street below was narrower than it appeared on TV and packed with cars and elegantly dressed men and women walking to a gathering across the street --probably the soiree Andre had mentioned.

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  • For an extra few Euros, the hostel manager gave her a clean though worn sleeping bag that matched the clean but worn bunk beds in the women's section.

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  • The two German women sharing her room ceased talking when she entered and looked her over before one said in halting English, "You're American."

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  • She returned to the room, where the two Germen women still sat and talked while cleaning their camping gear.

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  • He remembered little about how to deal with humans and nothing of how to deal with their women.

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  • The women he remembered were docile and silent.

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  • The women's wing was a beehive of activity.

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  • Several women bathed in stalls, the easy banter between them marking their camaraderie.

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  • His glance went to the other women in the showers, who either ignored him or weren't going to say something to someone whose mother was a demon.

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  • She didn't notice the amused glances the women gave her, but she did see their appraising looks at Rhyn.

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  • He made no attempt to hide his perusal of the tall, athletic women around her.

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  • She expected someone to be angry that there was a man in the women's wing.

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  • Suspecting you're in the women's wing to get something other than sleep, yes.

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  • The soft sounds of talk drifted to her, but it was the dress of the women within that drew her eye.

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  • Few women wore similar fashions from similar eras.

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  • There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.

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  • She followed what she thought was the path Ully had brought her on and found her way to the women's barracks.

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  • You know how trashy tattoos make women look?

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  • Hannah warmly greeted her friends, four coiffed women in expensive clothing with diamonds the size of her thumbnail on their ring fingers.

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  • The women --even if not beautiful --were dressed beautifully.

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  • The four women looked at her, one gasping as her gaze fell to the tattoo and another paling, while the other two looked down their noses at her.

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  • All four women gasped in unison.

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  • The demon closed the door—one of the Immortal comforts, for there were no doors in Hell—and left him to wonder how many men and women Sasha had in the bed before him.

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  • I wonder how there came to be two women destined to be Immortal mates in one family.

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  • I.ll become a nun or whatever those women are who live there.

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  • Women were packed even in the luxurious bathrooms with their sitting areas decorated with couches and a gilded fountain.

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  • Sanctuaries were managed by a convent of women who cared for the lost and injured.

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  • A breakfast buffet lined one end of the cafeteria, with brown-robed women moving in between the food and the kitchen.

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  • The courtyard was packed with women in brown robes and Immortals.

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  • The women at the Sanctuary said they pulled him out of the water, and he looks awful.

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  • The quaint streets of Pacific Grove were quiet during the weekday, with a small group of women lingering in the midmorning sun at the café on the corner.

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  • The Planetary Council, his second-in-command, even his sister, had paraded women through his home every time he returned from a battle.

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  • His second-in-command frowned but escorted the women out.

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  • You've refused women from every Council member's family.

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  • They'd been praying that the last three women would yield his nishani.

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  • And women don't have any rights where Romas is from.

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  • She went about her business and was about to leave when the door opened and two beautiful, tall women entered.

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  • The two women had just called her short and fat.

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  • While he never believed he'd overlooked her among the throngs of women he'd met, he had heard even his sisters speak of the missing lifemate and how he had refused every woman on the planet and perhaps somehow overlooked her.

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  • She was very unlike the women of his society.

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  • She was impatient, anxious, emotional… nothing like the women he knew, which both interested him and warned him.

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  • Nishani took the hands of his youngest sister, Talal, and began to speak, animated compared to the serene women of his world.

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  • The women would remain until the war was over and he could take them to their rightful home.

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  • Instead he strode through the bright hallways into the women's wing and into the first room.

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  • Nishani, here women are forbidden to fight, Talal said with a shake of her head.

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  • And where I'm from, women do fight.

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  • She could think of only one thing that would turn her into one of the cookie-cutter women of this world, and she refused to be brainwashed.

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  • He wondered if all women from his lifemate's planet had such a skill.

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  • Women are forbidden to fight.

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  • The women of A'Ran's family were sheltered.

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  • Aren't there other women you could take as nishani?

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  • They nearly reached the women's wing when the strange little Council member with white eyes called out to her.

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  • Surely women have mates where she is from.

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  • He'd granted favors to women as a way of releasing his frustration, but never with any real affection-- just physical need.

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  • I want to see what kind of planet produces women like you.

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  • What did you tell these women?

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  • You gotta understand these genealogy-type women, he added.

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  • Most women on a first date would order a piece of fish or even a salad and end up pushing it around their plate.

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  • Most of all, he wanted to tell her that he had never met a women who affected him the way she did, and he wanted to spend time with her, lots of time.

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  • The women delved into small talk, and as Jackson turned, he noticed Connor standing stone still in the middle of the room, staring at Elisabeth.

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  • Don't you make women you feed on forget you?

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  • He growled, "More like Karma getting back at me for all the years I objectified women."

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  • So, you're giving me permission to pick up women and feed on them?

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  • Jackson watched the two women for a moment, still dumbstruck.

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  • The women turned to the table and gasped.

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  • When they returned home, the women were enjoying glasses of wine.

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  • He found it both amusing and a bit disconcerting that both Sidwell women's initial reaction was to castrate him.

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  • I guess the Sidwell women can't resist the Parrish charm.

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  • Just tell them the love of a good women has made you a better man all around.

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  • He had grown accustomed to women acting this way, yet today, in this atmosphere, it made him uncomfortable.

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  • No one spoke on the way home; the only sound, weeping from the two women.

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  • Connor wished he could comfort the women, yet knew if he tried to speak, he would break down.

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  • So far he'd managed to chase two women off before he reached thirty.

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  • Being subservient is taking a backward step for women.

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  • I think it was a backward step when women started stooping to the morals of men.

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  • He says women should stay home and watch the kids, but I've heard him talk about some of the girls that do.

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  • But seriously, there are a lot of women who love men shorter than them.

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  • Josh is religious, but there aren't many men who would claim to understand women.

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  • Women like to be treated like ladies now and then, Josh.

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  • Couldn't you be tried by the women's movement for treason?

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  • I've heard a few women claim they believed that, but it's a little hard to believe, in this day.

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  • I don't know what it is about you that inspires women to defend you, but I'm getting tired of talking to you about it.

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  • Maybe the women are impressed by you, but I'm not.

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  • All women aren't alike, you know, and...

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  • I guess men have always got to push women as far as they'll go.

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  • There are lots of women out there who meet that requirement.

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  • The area beyond the gates and inspections was quiet, with men and women dressed in government uniforms touring the compound like it was any other day and not possibly the last day of the world.

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  • The general's stride quickened as he exited the medical facilities towards the direction both women had gone.

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  • The cameras in the mountain showed a white haze hugging the ceilings and the unmoving bodies of the men and women in the mountain.

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  • How many women her age had never seen a naked back, let alone a naked man?

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  • Elise was much larger than most women, but she was still smaller than him.

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  • Women don't normally dread climbing into bed with me.

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  • Of course, he'd never felt so personally responsible for any of the women that passed through his life.

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  • He'd often wondered what it was that drew Tim to Lana and suspected it was nothing more than what drew him to other women.

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  • Few people were out in the streets, but the front office area of the building held several women who had turned it into a living room.

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  • Kelli greeted a few of the women in the room and led Lana into what looked like a former warehouse in the back of the building.

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  • Men and women worked over large cauldrons of food in one building while young men and women focused on making blankets, clothes, and other textiles in another.

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  • She stepped from the final building and watched men and women carry cauldrons towards the bonfire area.

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  • Many of the women knitted and a number of the men caught catnaps when the action was dull—which was most of the time.

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  • I just don't fool around with married women, especially a woman wed to a Mafia lawyer.

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  • The streets of her city were no longer safe for women and children.

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  • The two women in the outer office of the Rosewater and Atherton suite looked up and started to say something as Dean waltzed by to Ethel's closed-door chamber.

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  • He wished women would stop saying nice things about him.

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  • It contained mostly women's magazines and catalogs but one period­ical caught his attention.

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  • When he entered the living room where the women were gathering, his gaze immediately found Carmen.

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  • His chocolate gaze scanned the room full of women uncomfortably as he walked toward her, his square-toed boots clicking briskly on the hardwood floor.

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  • All the women in the room had laughed when she confided that he was the handsomest man she had ever seen, but every eye in the room was on him right now.

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  • He wouldn't kiss her goodbye in front of all of the women.

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  • At twenty-five, that kind of thing wouldn't be an issue for most women.

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  • Surely Alex had been intimate with other women.

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  • Was he sexually frustrated, and did he think about other women?

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  • If popular models were an accurate indication, people preferred tall women.

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  • Women have desires too – probably every bit as strong as a man's.

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  • Was she encouraging Alex to assume a paternal role, or was she merely old-fashioned enough to think that men and women had specific roles?

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  • No, she didn't think all women should want what she did, and she was perfectly capable of taking care of herself.

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  • Pretty words again - and yet, considering his history with women, maybe they were more than mere words.

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  • The mother arrived a few minutes later and as Carmen finished cleaning up the nursery, Mums and a few other women walked in.

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  • The color scheme was simple, but was turning out elegant the way the women worked with it.

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  • He must have had a lot of energy to keep up with two women.

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  • Most women would be in a dither trying to get everything just right for their wedding.

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  • They didn't have women to please.

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  • Well, women have to shave too, you know.

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  • I don't understand you women.

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  • He's a good looking man with money, and there are a lot of women out there who would jump at the chance to take him away from you.

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  • Did he look at other women that way?

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

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

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  • Women were a strange and fascinating gender.

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  • The women's locker room was empty.

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  • I'm fed up with moody women today.

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  • He knew this just as he knew he'd been smitten by both women.

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  • Darian smiled, doubting the White God would remotely agree with the two women before him but proud of them nonetheless.

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  • Darian grabbed a few cookies, now frustrated by four women rather than one.

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  • The women weren't trained to fight as Jenn was, yet she was the only one of them without power.

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  • Her gaze lingered on the two women.

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  • Yully, the third woman who would become her sister, was just as unique with a heart equal to that of any of the women.

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  • It wasn't an easy life, though if anyone could adjust and thrive, it was the women Damian, Dusty, and Jule chose.

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  • Both women took the knives, handling them with awkwardness borne of a lack of familiarity with handling deadly weapons.

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  • Jenn demanded, stepping between the women and the towering vamp.

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  • The Vamp watched, interest on his features as the two women fought.

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  • He had unfinished business with both women, and he wasn't about to let Jenn fight a battle she'd lose.

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  • Darian strode forward, Xander forgotten as he focused on the two women.

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  • Darian released her and stepped between the two women.

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  • His instincts warned him that something about the book and the women was…wrong.

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  • There were three women to every one man he passed.

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  • The women were of all ages while the men were either young or elderly, their numbers gutted by war.

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  • There were several hundred men and women in the makeshift arena, with the king's party of advisors and servants sitting within the ring against one wall.

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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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  • Memon gave a triumphant laugh, his gaze going to the bruised women who made up his harem.

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  • In the silence that followed, her eyes went again to the dead women.

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  • From what Mums said, she generally did without any of the luxuries that other women took for granted.

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  • Alex would be doubly concerned if two women were out here alone.

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  • With the house quiet, the two women retired to the kitchen for a cup of coffee and conversation.

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  • I think he wanted to put me in my place because I wasn't responding to him the way other women did.

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  • She was the prettiest woman he'd ever seen – and he'd seen a lot of good looking women.

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  • Why did men always give women the menial chores?

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  • I was merely noting the difference between men and women.

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  • Maybe you could write a book about the differences between men and women.

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  • Well, the traditional roles of men and women have changed in the last generation.

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  • So you hold the women responsible?

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  • If they hadn't gone off playing those silly war games, Rosie the riveter would have stayed at home barefoot and pregnant the way women belong.

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  • Well, they say women look for men like their fathers.

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  • He chuckled "No, all southern men aren't slow - and obviously all California women aren't fast."

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  • Women have had centuries of...

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  • Warriors, women, infirmed, elderly, children.

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  • What kind of monster refuses to kill women?

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  • Women watch for me, and men like things that blow up.

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  • She was like a walking rectangle with a bird face, and she got outright hostile towards the beautiful women she escorted out of his home every morning.

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  • She was definitely not like Ingrid or the women he preferred.

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  • I've got three women, one Jessi and two Jessica's, in their mid-twenties.

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  • If you had friends, would they be men or women?

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  • You're somewhat protective of women, even if you refuse to form attachments, and you're aggressive with men.

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  • All were from women who sounded desperate just to talk to the strange man who owned this condo.

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  • I take it you don't listen to the messages women leave on your assistant's phone.

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  • I don't hurt women.

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  • I thought women were drawn to jackasses.

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  • I'm not a model, like your women, but I don't have a problem getting a date, if I want to.

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  • Real women have something back there to grab.

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  • She exchanged a look with Gerry before her eyes went past him to the group of three women watching nearby.

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  • He never experienced this sensation with women.

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  • Xander was enjoying his newfound status too much to sacrifice it now, especially when he had a line of women ready to please him.

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  • She didn't know why these women were so pliant when Xander was done with them.

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  • What did Xander do to these women?

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  • Ingrid didn't tell you your job is to line up women for me?

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  • He should view the temp onboard for a week as disposable, like the women he slept with.

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  • She started to ask if they were there for him when she realized they were all women.

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  • Jessi wasn't certain if she should be laughing or horrified by the fawning women.

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  • There were several beautiful women; he'd likely not need her help finding women the rest of the week.

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  • Women looked at her in resentment as she pushed her way through.

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  • He uses women then discards them.

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  • Those women are more than sex.

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  • The two stopped fighting, and the women broke into cheers.

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  • It was useless for her to fantasize about Xander, not when a couple dozen women who belonged on the covers of magazines were gathered around.

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  • Jule wound his way through the crowd, smiling politely at the women who placed manicured hands on his arm to stop him.

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  • She liked the idea of being special, especially with the hoard of beautiful women in front of her whose perfect bodies left her feeling plain.

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  • Xander doesn't take care of women.

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  • The gaggle of women grew, and she glanced at her phone, surprised at the stamina the three had to keep going for hours.

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  • She rested her elbows on the railing next to him, gray eyes on the women.

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  • I just told you I don't kill women.

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  • Had the women he killed tried to steal something from him?

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  • Killing women is so much better.

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  • You've GPS chipped me, killed six women, warned me about betraying you and now, you're hunting me down like a people-burger.

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  • You tell me you've killed six women, and I invite you into my house.

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  • He lets women go.

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  • He was largely immune to the world, but he had some depth of emotion, if he respected his mother's memory by not killing women.

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  • By not killing many women.

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  • It didn't help that the women at the after party all looked like Toni and all the men like Gerry.

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  • You killed six women and god knows how many men.

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  • I'd definitely be doing women a favor, since you treat them like toilet paper.

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  • There were now two women who reached the man inside the vamp.

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  • The women are noted for their beauty.

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  • Merimee was tried for a week, but the cool cynic and the perfervid apostle of women's rights proved mutually repulsive.

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  • Of the 229 only 67 were women, the only assignable explanation being their rarer employment in the fields.

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  • He was again accused, unjustly, of having caused the march of the women to Versailles on the 5th of October.

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  • Zaminddrs, or government renters, were arrested on mesne process; the sanctity of the zendna, or women's chamber, as dear to Hindus as to Mahommedans, was violated by the sheriff's officer; the deepest feelings of the people and the entire fabric of revenue administration were alike disregarded.

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  • The costume of the women is different (often entirely so) in each village or district.

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  • The opportunity of utilizing the wool for textile industries has not yet been taken, though Sardinian women are accustomed to weave strong and durable cloth.

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  • A co-ordinate woman's college, the William Smith school for women, opened in 1908, was endowed in 1906 by William Smith of Geneva, who at the same time provided for a Hall of Science and for further instruction in science, especially in biology and psychology.

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  • Here elders were appointed, and the preaching of women, as well as pretended revelations, was condemned.

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  • This passage is interesting also as showing that women were accustomed to play the game in those days.

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  • In one country he meets with women who, after the burial in the winter, become alive again in the spring full of youth and beauty.

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  • His passion for wine and women was almost as well known as his learning.

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  • A large number still speak the Albanian language; many of the older men, and a considerable proportion of the women, even in the neighbourhood of Athens, are ignorant of Greek.

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  • Notwithstanding their complete subjection, women are treated with a certain respect, and are often employed as intermediaries in the settlement of feuds; a woman may traverse a hostile district without fear of injury, and her bessa will protect the traveller or the stranger.

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  • Women accompany their male relatives to the battlefield for the purpose of tending the wounded and carrying away the dead.

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  • The Emma Willard School, founded as the Troy Female Seminary in 1821 by Mrs Emma Willard (1787-1870), 1 is one of the oldest schools for women in the United States.

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  • His daughters were Dorothea, Recha and Henriette, all brilliantly gifted women.

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  • Below is a list of the 315,993 departments in which the number of women to every 012 460

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  • There are eleven maisons centrales, nine for men (Loos, Clairvaux, Beaulieu, Poissy, Melun, Fontevrault, Thouars, Riom and Nimes); two for women (Rennes and, Montpellier).

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  • It was, for instance, asserted that he caused women who showed any sympathy with the insurgents to be whipped.

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  • In old age they appear much ground down; particularly is this the case with women, who chew the different kinds of fibres, of which they make nets and bags.

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  • The distinction of genders is not marked, except in proper names of men and women.

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  • There is, however, no proof that anything like community of women or unlimited promiscuity exists anywhere.

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  • In his treatment of women the aboriginal may be ranked lower than even the Fuegians.

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  • Their nets, made by women, either of the tendons of animals or the fibres of plants, will catch and hold the kangaroo or the emu, or the very large fish of Australian rivers.

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  • Thus, the sons inherited their fathers' hunting-ground, but bore their mothers' name and therewith the right to certain women for wives.

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  • Laws, however, did not protect the women, who were the mere chattels of their lords.

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  • Stringent rules, too, governed the food of women and the youth of both sexes, and it was only after initiation that boys were allowed to eat of all the game the forest provided.

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  • In South Australia boys had to undergo three stages of initiation in a place which women were forbidden to approach.

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  • At the funeral of men there is much mourning, the female relatives cutting or tearing their hair off and plastering their faces with clay, but for women no public ceremonies took place.

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  • Sculptured slabs form balustrades to the steps leading up to the temple, and its exterior is ornamented with figures in stucco, the outer faces of the four pillars in front having life-size figures of women with children in their arms. The small Temple of Beau Relief stands on a narrow ledge of rock against the steep slope of the mountain.

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  • By its enactments, men holding heretical opinions were condemned to the stake, women to be buried alive.

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  • Women have the right to vote in all elections relating to schools and school officers in cities, towns and graded school districts, and also the right to be elected to any local school position or to the office of township clerk.

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  • After the fall of Drogheda Cromwell sent a few troops to relieve Londonderry, and marched himself to Wexford, which he took on the 11th of October, and where similar scenes of cruelty were repeated; every captured priest, to use Cromwell's own words, being immediately "knocked on the head," though the story of the three hundred women slaughtered in the market-place has no foundation.

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  • We know from many sources the prominence assigned to women prophets in the Phrygian church.

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  • There is a well-known hospital for women here.

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  • As late as the accession of Assur-bani-pal and Samas-sum-yukin we find the Babylonians appealing to their city laws that groups of aliens to the number of twenty at a time were free to enter the city, that foreign women once married to Babylonian husbands could not be enslaved and that not even a dog that entered the city could be put to death untried.

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  • The position of women is free and dignified.

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  • Free women might marry slaves and be dowered for the marriage.

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  • Women might act in all these capacities.

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  • The men are hardy, well built and handsome; and the women are noted for their beauty, the ancient Greek type being well preserved.

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  • Much of this lack of progress is attributed to the heavy manual (especially agricultural) work undertaken by women and children.

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  • The plaiting is done by country women, while the hats are made up in factories.

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  • Women are, as a rule, paid less than men, and though their wages have also increased, the rise has been slighter than in the case of men.

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  • In some trades, for instance the silk trade, women earn little more than lod.

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  • There are three higher commercial schools, with academic rank, at Venice, Genoa and Ban, and eleven secondary commercial schools; and technical and commercial schools for women at Florence and Milan.

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  • The lowness of the figures regarding women is to be noticed throughout.

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  • On the 31st of December 1903 it had decreased to 65,819, of which 6044 were women.

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  • About 20% of the total are women, and there is an increase of nearly 3% since 1882 in the proportion of suicides qader twenty years of age.

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  • Long terms of imprisonment and the bastinado, the latter even inflicted on women, were the penalties for the least expression of anti-Austrian opinion.

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  • But the Marches were soon reoccupied by pontifical troops, and Perugia fell, its capture being followed by an indiscriminate massacre of men, women and children.

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  • The women's heads are shaved entirely and the men's into fantastic patterns.

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  • In the south the body is slightly cut by women with small flakes of glass or quartz in zigzag or lineal patterns downwards.

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  • Except as to the marrying age, these figures fairly apply to women.

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  • The point of enduring interest as regards the Andamans is the penal system, the object of which is to turn the life-sentence and few long-sentence convicts, who alone are sent to the settlement, into honest, self-respecting men and women, by leading them along a continuous course of practice in self-help and self-restraint, and by offering them every inducement to take advantage of that practice.

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  • Slaves, heirs, women and children, were benefited, and he made serious attempts to deal with the steady fall in the birth-rate of legitimate children.

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  • The name of Cawnpore is indelibly connected with the blackest episode in the history of the Indian Mutiny - the massacre here in July 1857 of hundreds of women and children by the Nana Sahib.

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  • Wheeler with his small band of soldiers and the European and Eurasian residents were exposed for 21 days to the fire of the mutineers, is merely a bare field, containing the well where many women and children were shot while getting water.

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  • Her hieratic and most general form was still lioness-headed, but a popular form, especially in bronze, was a cat-headed women, often holding in her right hand a lion aegis, i.e.

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  • Cotton is grown in the vicinity, and is woven by the women into fabrics, which find a ready sale among the pagan tribes of the mountains.

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  • In August of the same year he was again arrested, and on his appearance in court he desired his defence to be undertaken by two women who were with him, alleging that the matter was of special concern to women.

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  • Other noteworthy buildings are the Federal building (containing post-office, custom-house and Federal court-rooms; erected at a cost of $3,000,000); Tomlinson Hall, capable of seating 3000 persons, given to the city by Daniel Tomlinson; the Propylaeum, a club-house for women; the Commercial club; Das Deutsche Haus, belonging to a German social club; the Maennerchor club-house; the Union railway station; the traction terminal building; the city hall, and the public library.

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  • Among other islands are Inch Cailliach (the "Island of Women," from the fact that a nunnery once stood there), Inchfad ("Long Island"), Inchcruin ("Round Island"), Inchtavannach ("Monks' Isle"), Inchconnachan ("Colquhoun's Isle"), Inchlonaig ("Isle of the Yews," where Robert Bruce caused yews to be planted to provide arms for his bowmen), Creinch, Torrinch and Clairinch (which gave the Buchanans their war-cry).

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  • He had also, by virtue of an ancient custom, the power of giving the first dish from the king's table to whatever poor person he pleased, or, instead of it, alms in money, which custom is kept up by the lord high almoner distributing as many silver pennies as the sovereign has years of age to poor men and women on Maundy Thursday.

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  • The power of the husband over the wife was absolute, but women took their meals with the men, were allowed a voice in the tribe's affairs, and sometimes accompanied the men into battle.

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  • In the course of this ceremony, after the sacrifice, men rush in all directions carrying torches; the women also carry fire-brands, or knock on the houses with rice-crushers and other heavy implements, and thus the evil spirits are considered to be driven away.

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  • The census of 1897 revealed in several provinces a remarkably low proportion of men to women.

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  • Consequently there were only 87.4 and 89.8 women to every 100 men in the governments of St Petersburg and Taurida respectively, but as many as 133.8 in Yaroslavl, 119 in Tver and 117 in Kostroma.

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  • The average number of women to every 100 men in the Russian governments proper was 102.9; in Poland, 98.6; in Finland, 102.2; in Caucasia, 88.9; in Siberia, 93'7; and in Turkestan and Transcaspia, 83 o.

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  • Nearly 50% of the teachers are women.

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  • A characteristic feature of the intellectual movement in Russia is its tendency to extend to women the means of higher instruction.

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  • At St Petersburg a women's medical academy, the examinations of which were even more searching than those of the ordinary academy (especially as regards diseases of women and children), was opened, but after about one hundred women had received the degree of M.D.

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  • In several university towns there are free teaching establishments for women, supported by subscription, with programmes and examinations equal to those of the universities.

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  • Every year more than half the adult males (in some districts three-fourths of the men and one-third of the women) quit their homes and wander throughout Russia in search of labour.

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  • Accompanied by these so-called Oprichniki, who have been compared to the Turkish Janissaries of the worst period, he ruthlessly devastated large districts - with no other object apparently than that of terrorizing the population and rewarding his myrmidons - and during a residence of six weeks in Novgorod, lest the old turbulent spirit of the municipal republic should revive, he massacred, it is said, no less than 60,000 of the inhabitants, including many women and children.

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  • Thus, the Athenians maintained a number of outcasts, from whom in times of national calamity two were selected, one for the men, one for the women, and stoned to death outside the city; at the Thargelia two victims were annually put to death in the same way.

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  • The women and children are well treated.

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  • The nephilim were a monstrous brood begotten of the intercourse of the supernatural beings called " sons of God " with the women of earth.

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  • In 1514 she accompanied Mary Tudor to France on the marriage of the princess to Louis XII., remained there after the king's death, and became one of the women in waiting to Queen Claude, wife of Francis I.

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  • She was educated at home, and later identified herself with the movement for the higher education of women, being also one of a group of women who about 1858 were discussing the question of women's suffrage at the Kensington Society.

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  • In 1862 she became secretary to the committee which was formed for the purpose of procuring the admission of women to university examinations, and from 1870 to 1873 was a member of the London school board.

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  • She published The Higher Education of Women (1866) and Thoughts on sonic Questions relating to Women (1860-1908, 1910).

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  • At the festival Chthonia, a cow (representing, according to Mannhardt, the spirit of vegetation), which voluntarily presented itself, was sacrificed by three old women.

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  • A Texet'ij (" initiatory ceremony ") of women by a woman also took place at Eleusis, characterized by obscene jests and the use of phallic emblems. The sacramental meal on this occasion consisted of the produce of land and sea, certain things (pomegranates, honey, eggs) being forbidden for mystical reasons.

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  • This temple was cared for, and the cult attended, by women only, and the same was the case at a second celebration at the beginning of December in the house of a magistrate with imperium, which became famous owing to the profanation of these mysteries by P. Clodius in 62 B.C., and the political consequences of his act.

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  • By nature a sybarite, he took care to have the best cook in the capital, and women had for him an irresistible attraction, though he was never married.

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  • Some beautiful furniture is made out of the hardwood from the mountains, and cotton fabrics are woven in considerable quantities by the women.

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  • His opposition to the emancipation of women brought about a quarrel with Enfantin in 1831, and Bazard found himself almost deserted by the members of the society.

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  • In the town there are tanneries, and manufactures of alcohol, chocolate and soap. The women make fine lace.

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  • Some of the Jews had married women of Ashdod, Ammon and Moab, and the impetuous governor indignantly adjured them to desist from a practice which was the historic cause of national sin.

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  • Against their natural desire for revenge may be set the fact that the Pharisees did much to improve the status of women among the Jews.

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  • The great world (as we know it) took small note of Judaism even when Jews converted its women to their faith; but now the Jews as a nation refused to bow before the present god of the civilized world.

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  • When the place was stormed the garrison consisted of two old women and five children who had concealed themselves in caves.

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  • In medieval ecclesiastical usage the term might be applied to almost any person having ecclesiastical authority; it was very commonly given to the more dignified clergy of a cathedral church, but often also to ordinary priests charged with the cure of souls and, in the early days of monasticism, to monastic superiors, even to superiors of convents of women.

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  • Their women are kindly treated, and only do the lighter work.

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  • At Oxford also are the Oxford College for Women, chartered in 1906, an outgrowth, after various changes of name, of the Oxford Female Academy (1839); and the Western College for Women (chartered in 1904), an outgrowth of the Western Female Seminary (opened in 1855).

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  • He reached every American household by enlisting the services of the women.

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  • Mississippi has taken a leading part in the movement to bring about the removal of the common law disabilities of married women, the first statute for that purpose having been passed in 1839.

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  • The stones thrown by Deucalion became men, those thrown by Pyrrha, women.

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  • Other state educational institutions are the College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (1889) at West Raleigh, which in1907-1908had 42 instructors and 436 students; the State Normal and Industrial College (1892) for women, at Greensboro; and the East Carolina Teachers' Training School (1907), at Greenville.

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  • Such is the poetry of Hafiz and Saadi, whose verses are chiefly devoted to the praises of wine and women.

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  • The lay societies of the Beghards and the Beguines (for men and women respectively) date from the end of the 12th century, and soon became extremely popular both in the Low Countries and on the Rhine.

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  • The society counted many members among the pious women in the convents of southern Germany.

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  • Louis Charles was then separated from his mother and aunt to be put in his father's charge, except for a few hours daily, but was restored to the women when Louis was isolated from his family at the beginning of his trial in December.

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  • The Robert Browning Settlement was founded in York Street, Walworth Road, in 1895 and incorporated in 1903, and in Nelson Square is the Women's University Settlement.

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  • The danger of such an enterprise was diminished by the reluctance to violate the apartments of women and attack a sleeping foe, which appears also in Judges xvi.

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  • In November 1232 the earldom of Chester was granted to his nephew John the Scot, earl of Huntingdon (c. 1207-1237), and in 1246, nine years after John had died childless, it was annexed to the English crown "lest so fair a dominion should be divided among women."

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  • The women of Arles have long enjoyed a reputation for marked beauty, but the distinctive type is fast disappearing owing to their intermarriage with strangers who have immigrated to the town.

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  • In his Common Sense About Women (1881) and his Women and Men (1888) he advocated equality of opportunity and equality of rights for the two sexes.

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  • The church officers (generally unpaid) comprise bishops (or ministers), elders, teachers, deacons (or visiting brethren) and deaconesses - chiefly aged women who are permitted at times to take leading parts in church services.

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  • The government of the church is chiefly according to the congregational principle, and the women have an equal voice with the men; but annual meetings, attended by the bishops, teachers and other delegates from the several congregations are held, and at these sessions the larger questions involving church polity are considered and decided by a committee of five bishops.

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  • The women have frankness and strength of character; they work hard in the fields, and as a rule evince domestic virtue.

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  • The city's charitable institutions include the Memorial (1903), Virginia Sheltering Arms (1889) and St Luke's hospitals, the Retreat for the Sick (1877), the Eye, Nose, Ear and Throat Infirmary (1880), the Confederate Soldiers' Home (1884), supported jointly by the state and the city, a Home for Needy Confederate Women (1900), the City Almshouse and Hospital, and several orphanages and homes for the aged.

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  • Winnowing was done by women, who tossed the grain into the air with small wooden boards, the chaff being blown away by the winds.

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  • Fitzherbert throws some light on the position of women in the agriculture of his day.

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  • His next treatise, The Subjection of Women, was not published till 1869.1 His Examination of Hamilton's Philosophy, published in 1865, had engaged a large share of his time for three years before.

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  • The reform of land tenure in Ireland, the representation of women, the reduction of the national debt, the reform of London government, the abrogation of the Declaration of Paris, were among the topics on which he spoke with marked effect.

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