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  • They even tell me wonders I myself never dreamed of!

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  • One hears such improbable wonders about you.

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  • Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

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  • The letter dealt at length with the wonders of his empire.

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  • It is only a whisper of the wonders we will build and the prosperity we will create.

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  • St Winifred's holy well, one of the wonders of Wales, sends up water at the rate of 21 tons a minute, of an almost unvarying temperature, higher than that of ordinary spring water.

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  • A few weeks with Alex could do wonders for the boy.

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  • In the thirty-fourth year, c. 1250 B.C., Khattusil with his friend or subject the king of Kode came from his distant capital to see the wonders of Egypt in person, bringing one of his daughters to be wife of the splendid Pharaoh.

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  • The pots in which these wonders of patient skill are grown have to be themselves fine specimens of the keramists craft, and as much as 200 is sometimes paid for a notably well trained tree.

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  • Under the influence of the touchstone of strict inquiry set on foot by the Royal Society, the marvels of witchcraft, sympathetic powders and other relics of medieval superstition disappeared like a mist before the sun, whilst accurate observations and demonstrations of a host of new wonders accumulated, amongst which were numerous contributions to the anatomy of animals, and none perhaps more noteworthy than the observations, made by the aid of microscopes constructed by himself, of Leeuwenhoek, the Dutch naturalist (1683), some of whose instruments were presented by him to the society.

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  • On the eastern point of the Pharos island stood the Great Lighthouse, one of the "Seven Wonders," reputed to be 400 ft.

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  • The cool damp cloth did wonders to get her own face back to normal and she finally regained control.

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  • The wonders of his Domus aurea were remembered and talked of long after its partial demolition by Vespasian.

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  • Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.

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  • Marrying me will do wonders for your social life - once you learn to dress properly.

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  • the efforts of all his successors combined could add little to the wonders of Thebes.

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  • But Antichrist here appears as a tempter, who works by signs and wonders (ii.

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  • He did his best to remedy the misery caused by the intestine wars, repaired the ruined mosques and other public edifices, founded hospitals and libraries - his library in Shiraz was one of the wonders of the world - and improved irrigation.

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  • The success it gained was doubtless due in some degree to the difficulty which most men had in comprehending it, for it was enwrapped in alluring mystery, but more to the confidence with which it was announced as being the long-looked-for key to the wonders of creation, since its promoters did not hesitate to term it the discovery of " the Natural System," though they condescended, by way of explanation to less exalted intellects than their own, to allow it the more moderate appellation of the Circular or, Quinary System.

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  • 8, and in Ezekiel's prophecy concerning Gog and Magog, where the wonders of fire and blood named in Joel ii.

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  • She built for him, in Halicarnassus, a very magnificent tomb, called the Mausoleum, which was one of the seven wonders of the world, and from which the name mausoleum was afterwards given to all tombs remarkable for their grandeur.

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  • 63 &c.) also, "Beliar" appears above all as a worker of wonders, this figure having possibly been influenced by that of Simon Magus.

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  • James, The Wonders of the Colorado Desert (2 vols., Boston, 1906).

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  • 45) and reveal the future to men by signs and wonders (xliii.

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  • "More wonders in the air, my Lord," said he.

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  • At the north end was the famous altar, built out of the horns of the victims, which was sometimes reckoned among the seven wonders of the world.

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  • Each of these wonders is coming, and a million more.

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  • It seems strange to many people that I should be impressed by the wonders and beauties of Niagara.

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  • While her romance session failed to reveal his problem, it did wonders for her confidence.

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  • While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.

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  • Make-up could do wonders.

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  • He then makes his Persian expedition; the Indian campaign gives occasion for descriptions of all kinds of wonders.

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  • deal with the phenomena of the heavens and of time, which is measured by the motions of the heavenly bodies, with the sky and all its wonders, fire, rain, thunder, dew, winds, &c. Books v.

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  • SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, the name conferred on a select group of ancient works of art which had obtained pre-eminence among the sight-seers of the Alexandrian era.

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  • These subterranean wonders were known as far back as 1213, but the cavern remained undiscovered in modern times until 1816, and it is only in still more recent times that its vast extent has been fully ascertained and explored.

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  • He was an artist of eccentric originality, who achieved wonders in bold decorative effects in spite of a studied contempt for detail.

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  • Modern writers rather dwell on the perfect organization demanded by his scheme, the training of a nation to combined labour, the level attained here by art and in the fitting of masonry, and finally the fact that the Great Pyramid was the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world and now alone of them survives.

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  • For the shock of the first partition was so far salutary that it awoke the public conscience to a sense of the national inferiority; stimulated the younger generation to extraordinary patriotic efforts; and thus went far to produce the native reformers who were to do such wonders during the great quadrennial diet.

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  • Having been provided, in August 1610, by Ernest, archbishop of Cologne, with one of the new Galilean instruments, Kepler began, with unspeakable delight, to observe the wonders revealed by it.

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  • On this account it is our duty, in memory of the saints, to pay due honour to their relics and especially to their bodies, which were the temples and dwellings of the Holy Ghost in which He dwelt and worked, and which in the resurrection are to be made like to the body of Christ; and in likewise because God honours them, in that He works wonders in their presence (Summa theol.

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  • In 1867 Napoleon made himself once more guardian of the Holy See; but the wonders wrought by the new French.

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  • now gives prominence to Elisha, his wonders, his hostility to the ruling dynasty and his regard for the aged Jehoshaphat of Judah.

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  • Though he prays, "Renew thy signs, and repeat thy wonders.

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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.

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  • 323-340), giving an account of a short excursion from Chatsworth to view the seven wonders of the Derbyshire Peak, were written before 1628 (in 1626 or 1627), though not published till 1636.

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  • Christos), suffering in accordance with his nature, working wonders in accordance with grace.

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  • For in fixity and resoluteness of character he likened himself to God; and having kept himself free from sin was united with God, and was empowered to grasp as it were the power and authority of wonders.

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  • The Dee is here crossed by a 14th-century bridge of four arches, "one of the seven wonders of Wales," built by John Trevor, afterwards bishop of St Asaph (Llanelwy).

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  • But that was a time of wonders.

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  • Arculf is the first to mention the column at Jerusalem, which claimed to mark the exact centre of the Inhabited Earth, and later became one of the favourite Palestine wonders.

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  • Of these works only two remain perfect, St Sophia in Constantinople, now a mosque, and one of the architectural wonders of the world, and the church of SS Sergius and Bacchus, now commonly called Little St Sophia, which stands about half a mile from the great church, and is in its way a very delicate and beautiful piece of work.

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  • Among the other wonders of the Alhambra are the Sala de la Justicia (Hall of Justice), the Patio del Mexuar (Court of the Council Chamber), the Patio de Daraxa (Court of the Vestibule), and the Peinador de la Reina (Queen's Robing Room), in which are to be seen the same delicate and beautiful architecture, the same costly and elegant decorations.

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  • It is the prose epic of feudalism, and its romantic spirit, its high ideals, its fantastic gallantry, its ingenious adventures, its mechanism of symbolic wonders, and its flowing style have entranced readers of such various types as Francis I.

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  • It seems simple, almost jejune; so thin and weak that one wonders how it can have formed the foundation for a system so mighty in its historical results.

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  • His kingdom is not to be set up by wonders and miraculous powers, nor is it to be established by force (Matt.

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  • In the early Church, still Jewish, the belief was in the coming of a mysterious power from God which produced ecstasy and worked wonders.

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  • Apart from the fact that reckoning from the birth of Christ was by no means universal, and consequently the mass of men were ignorant that there was such a thing as the year 1000, one wonders how that most enduring type of architecture, the Romanesque, reached its maturity among men who thought that the earth itself was so soon to "shrivel like a parched scroll."

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  • He attended the trials, investigated many of the cases himself, and wrote sermons on witchcraft, the Memorable Providences and The Wonders of the Invisible World (1693), which increased the excitement of the people.

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  • c. 1723) in the preparation of More Wonders of the Invisible World (1700) a powerful criticism of Cotton Mather's part in the delusion at Salem.

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  • high; and from its great height the whole structure was regarded as a marvel, and accounted one of the wonders of the world.

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  • Attaching no value to logical proof and argument, he enlarged on the wonders and mysteries of nature, and maintained his position by the working of miracles.

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  • The revulsion of feeling after the witchcraft delusion undermined his authority greatly, and Robert's Calef's More Wonders of the Spiritual World (1700) was a personal blow to him as well as to his son.

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  • south of the modern city, amid the ruins of old Delhi, stands the Kutb Minar, which is supposed to be the most perfect tower in the world, and one of the seven architectural wonders of India.

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  • "One of the seven wonders of Wales" is St Giles's church, of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, with a panelled tower of several stages erected between 1506 and 1520, and containing ten famous bells cast (1726) by Rudhall; the interior is Decorated, and has two monuments by Roubilliac to the Myddletons.

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  • He had a passion for geography and travellers' tales, for descriptions of natural wonders and ruined cities, and was himself a practised fictitious narrator and fabulist, as other passages in his MSS.

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  • The gigantic statue of Helios (the sun-god), "the colossus of Rhodes," by Chares of Lindus, celebrated as one of the seven wonders of the world, is unknown to us.

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  • At one point in its course it is crossed by the Rumichaca arch, a natural arch of stone, popularly known as the "Inca's bridge," which with the Minima gorge should be classed among the natural wonders of the world.

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  • Their magnificent series of temples and shrines on Mount Abu, one of the seven wonders of India, is perhaps the most striking outward sign of their wealth and importance.

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  • "One wonders," Romilly said, by and by, "that Burke is not ashamed at such success."

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  • 1867-1867-18711871-1873-1873-18751875-1879-1879-18831883-1887-1887-18911891-1892-1892-18931893-1895-1895-18991899-1901 1901-1909-1911191 Republican Democrat Republican Fusion Republican Democrat Republican and continued the restoration of Babylon, which he made one of the wonders of the world.

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  • With the recovery of Babylonian independence under Nabopolassar a new era of architectural activity set in, and his son Nebuchadrezzar made Babylon one of the wonders of the ancient world.

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  • In the spring of 1611 Galileo visited Rome, and exhibited in the gardens of the Quirinal Palace the telescopic wonders of the heavens to the most eminent personages at the pontifical court.

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  • We are told that some of these ancient scientists passed years of their lives studying the wonders of bee-life, and left accurate records of their observations, which on many points agree with the investigations of later observers.

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  • Prior to that date wooden box-hives of various shapes had been adopted by advanced bee-masters anxious to increase their output of honey, and by enthusiastic naturalists desirous of studying and investigating the wonders of bee-life apart from the utilitarian standpoint.

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  • It will suffice to indicate here in a synoptic form, as was done by the present writer many years ago, when our knowledge of these wonders of batrachian life was far less advanced than it is now, the principal modes of protection which are resorted to: I.

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  • A few years later Ibn IJaulal (978) estimates the number of churches in the city at more than 300, and al-Mokaddasi (985) describes its cathedral, with vaulted ceiling covered with mosaics, as one of the four wonders of the world.

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  • About the middle of the town is the largest mosque, Ulu Cam' (parts of it probably pre-Islamic), which probably occupies the site of the Christian church reckoned by the early Mahommedan writers as one of the wonders of the world.

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  • To us in ancient story wonders great are told Of heroes rich in glory and of adventures bold, Of feast and joyous living, of wailing and of woe, Of gallant warriors striving may ye now many marvels know.'

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  • Alondra was dressed in a pale yellow gown that did wonders for her thin figure and highlighted her flawless complexion.

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  • The cool damp cloth did wonders to get her own face back to normal and she finally regained control.

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  • While her romance session failed to reveal his problem, it did wonders for her confidence.

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  • Of course, a little make-up and the right clothes could do wonders - which was a good way to wind up straying off the path she had mapped before she left home.

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  • He began explaining the wonders of the brain and its ability to conjure up subconscious fairy tales.

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  • Images of landmark buildings, of the seven greatest wonders of the ancient world, and city scenes from around the world.

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  • While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.

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  • A few weeks with Alex could do wonders for the boy.

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  • Marrying me will do wonders for your social life - once you learn to dress properly.

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  • Make-up could do wonders.

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  • The wonders of the temple were made more lucid by a guided tour of the little museum.

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  • apologetic, shy smile does wonders for an escalated blood pressure!

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  • apostate Christendom will believe the lie and follow the beast with its lying wonders.

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  • broken-winded screws fade away whenever we board the white wonders of HVC and hit the skies.

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  • burnished gold, reminiscent of the wonders found in the Valley of the Kings.

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  • Wonders never cease Wayne actually played a request for me.

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  • Today the continued supply of wonders looks less certain.

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  • compendious notes, wonders if Beethoven himself might have written the adagio variation toward the end.

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  • consecrate yourselves for tommorrow the Lord will do wonders among you.

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  • coveted most of all things to see Him who was accomplishing such wonders by His hand.

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  • A season in county cricket seems to have worked more wonders than all the coaching.

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  • dat Ur debut album will do wonders.

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  • With this, they proved that they were not just one hit wonders with the irresistible 'Teenage dirtbag ' .

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  • doest wonders: thou hast declared thy strength among the people.

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  • doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on earth in the sight of men.

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  • To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for eves ' .

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  • double crossGarnett wonders who is double-crossing whom when he gets involved with five Middle East notables and some very valuable jewels.

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  • But when he wonders if he could drive a dump truck, his imagination takes off dump truck, his imagination takes off dump trucks toy and exciting things happen!

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  • extolling the wonders of London's busses, following the bomb on the number 30.

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  • This alone will do wonders to sort out your brain fog by midday.

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  • As they both stand to share their uncle's fortune, Tony wonders if the bottle's poisoned.

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  • fudgeon wonders, however, whether I am not fudging here.

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  • glorious in holiness, Awesome in deeds, Working wonders?

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  • gutless wonders who are not man enough to take care of their children.

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  • These wriggling wonders can throw grenades, fire homing missiles and even build factories to make even more destructive weapons!

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  • hospital bed, Jane wonders whether it was real or just a dream.

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  • One wonders how his somewhat hyperbolic analogy went down in the refugee camps.

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  • DAFNE has worked wonders for me - fewer hypos with better warning signs, and of course I can eat what I want.

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  • The iconic landmark chosen was the new library at Alexandria, replacing one of the lost wonders of the ancient world.

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  • majestic in holiness, terrible in glorious deeds, doing wonders?

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  • In a crowded marketplace, there is no place for one hit wonders; good design and good business are a longterm relationship.

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  • marveling at the wonders of nature.

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  • One wonders whether his brain is bigger than the cavity in his second left upper molar.

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  • He accidentally leaves his car keys behind but one wonders whether a car would have been much use to this man of perpetual motion.

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  • Certainly works wonders a convention of last year's wsop prime ribreno nightspot.

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  • One wonders why some previous critics and readers were so obtuse!

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  • She wonders if she has a plica, aggravated by a tight iliotibial band and muscles.

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  • poster presentation: From spit to science: Teaching the wonders of DNA to the masses.

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  • pouring rain will do wonders for a Gordon coat.

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  • poster presentation: From spit to science: Teaching the wonders of DNA to the masses.

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  • A dip in a river or a walk in the pouring rain will do wonders for a Gordon coat.

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  • recoil control system must be one of the wonders of modern science.

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  • But, wonders Rowena Hoseason, have they ever ridden one?

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  • Posted 17-Aug-2006 Thu 20:12] View Near Messages most cheeky young sir a nice bit of rain works wonders sutty [206.

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  • Still the dry worked wonders keeping the slugs down.

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  • snowmobile trips are available and can include stops for ice fishing, visits to local natural wonders and the snow village.

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  • It solemnly deliberated over an opinion, which Etruscan soothsayers of acknowledged wisdom had furnished respecting certain signs and wonders at its special request.

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  • We need such places for nature to work its wonders, not squandered for a catering area for more car users.

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  • One wonders just how much normally staid writer George St George actually contributed.

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  • Less a city in the European sense than a conglomeration of neighborhoods an...[more] Wonders - Borobudur Borobudur is the worlds largest Buddhist stupa.

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  • One wonders how many walk the streets totally unaware.

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  • uncle's fortune, Tony wonders if the bottle's poisoned.

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  • Ian Poxton wonders what can be done to beat the increasingly virulent strains of Clostridium difficile.

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  • Any of those chinless wonders in the Tory party that wouldn't know the real world if it hit them in the face.

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  • The most popular trails lead to the island's natural wonders.

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  • wonders of the universe.

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  • White haired wonders can become youthful once more with a Ginger rinse!

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  • He then makes his Persian expedition; the Indian campaign gives occasion for descriptions of all kinds of wonders.

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  • Moreover, Persian tradition at a very remote period knew of only three architectural wonders in that region, which it attributed to the fabulous queen Humai (Khumai) - the grave of Cyrus at.

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  • It is to him that the world is indebted for the introduction of methods which have already worked wonders, and bid fair to render possible the preventive treatment of all infectious diseases.

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  • His was a mind that worked wonders in well-worn grooves and on facts that were well understood.

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  • The success it gained was doubtless due in some degree to the difficulty which most men had in comprehending it, for it was enwrapped in alluring mystery, but more to the confidence with which it was announced as being the long-looked-for key to the wonders of creation, since its promoters did not hesitate to term it the discovery of " the Natural System," though they condescended, by way of explanation to less exalted intellects than their own, to allow it the more moderate appellation of the Circular or, Quinary System.

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  • Of the miracles of Jesus, Bushnell says, " The character of Jesus is ever shining with and through them, in clear self-evidence leaving them never to stand as raw wonders only of might, but covering them with glory as tokens of a heavenly love, and acts that only suit the proportions of His personal greatness and majesty " (Nature and the Supernatural, p. 364).

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  • On the eastern point of the Pharos island stood the Great Lighthouse, one of the "Seven Wonders," reputed to be 400 ft.

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  • The 13th section, or Spend Nask, which was mainly consecrated to the description of his life, has perished; while the biographies founded upon it in the 7th book of the Dinkard (9th century A.D.), the Shah-Nama, and the Zardusht-Nama (13th century), are thoroughly legendary - full of wonders, fabulous histories and miraculous deliverances.

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  • 8, and in Ezekiel's prophecy concerning Gog and Magog, where the wonders of fire and blood named in Joel ii.

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  • She built for him, in Halicarnassus, a very magnificent tomb, called the Mausoleum, which was one of the seven wonders of the world, and from which the name mausoleum was afterwards given to all tombs remarkable for their grandeur.

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  • St Winifred's holy well, one of the wonders of Wales, sends up water at the rate of 21 tons a minute, of an almost unvarying temperature, higher than that of ordinary spring water.

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  • Under the influence of the touchstone of strict inquiry set on foot by the Royal Society, the marvels of witchcraft, sympathetic powders and other relics of medieval superstition disappeared like a mist before the sun, whilst accurate observations and demonstrations of a host of new wonders accumulated, amongst which were numerous contributions to the anatomy of animals, and none perhaps more noteworthy than the observations, made by the aid of microscopes constructed by himself, of Leeuwenhoek, the Dutch naturalist (1683), some of whose instruments were presented by him to the society.

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  • and ii., passim), and prolonged by the expressions of joy, the ascriptions of thanksgiving and praise, called forth by the words and works of Christ and the wonders of the cross and resurrection, which are peculiarly frequent and full (iv.

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  • One in the neighbourhood of San'a was described as one of the wonders of the world by Qazwini (Athar ul-Bilad, p. 33, ed.

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  • deal with the phenomena of the heavens and of time, which is measured by the motions of the heavenly bodies, with the sky and all its wonders, fire, rain, thunder, dew, winds, &c. Books v.

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  • SEVEN WONDERS OF THE WORLD, the name conferred on a select group of ancient works of art which had obtained pre-eminence among the sight-seers of the Alexandrian era.

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  • These subterranean wonders were known as far back as 1213, but the cavern remained undiscovered in modern times until 1816, and it is only in still more recent times that its vast extent has been fully ascertained and explored.

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  • The pots in which these wonders of patient skill are grown have to be themselves fine specimens of the keramists craft, and as much as 200 is sometimes paid for a notably well trained tree.

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  • He was an artist of eccentric originality, who achieved wonders in bold decorative effects in spite of a studied contempt for detail.

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  • It is curious, for instance, to compare the scanty references to the material marvels of Constantinople which Villehardouin saw in their glory, which perished by sack and fire under his very eyes, and which live chiefly in the melancholy pages of his Greek contemporary Nicetas, with the elaborate descriptions of the scarcely greater wonders of fabulous courts at Constantinople itself, at Babylon, and elsewhere, to be found in his other contemporaries, the later chanson de geste writers and the earlier embroiderers of the Arthurian romances and romans d'aventures.

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  • The letter dealt at length with the wonders of his empire.

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  • Modern writers rather dwell on the perfect organization demanded by his scheme, the training of a nation to combined labour, the level attained here by art and in the fitting of masonry, and finally the fact that the Great Pyramid was the oldest of the seven wonders of the ancient world and now alone of them survives.

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  • For the shock of the first partition was so far salutary that it awoke the public conscience to a sense of the national inferiority; stimulated the younger generation to extraordinary patriotic efforts; and thus went far to produce the native reformers who were to do such wonders during the great quadrennial diet.

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  • Having been provided, in August 1610, by Ernest, archbishop of Cologne, with one of the new Galilean instruments, Kepler began, with unspeakable delight, to observe the wonders revealed by it.

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  • 19), allusion is made to their lack of meat in order to magnify the wonders of the journey, and among divinely sent aids to guide ' So B.

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  • At the same time his love of the marvellous found gratification in the wonders of the Arabian Nights, and it is further characteristically related of him that he used to carry continually in his waistcoat pocket a miniature copy of Ossian, passages from which he frequently recited with "sonorous elocution and vehement gesticulation."

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  • On this account it is our duty, in memory of the saints, to pay due honour to their relics and especially to their bodies, which were the temples and dwellings of the Holy Ghost in which He dwelt and worked, and which in the resurrection are to be made like to the body of Christ; and in likewise because God honours them, in that He works wonders in their presence (Summa theol.

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  • In 1867 Napoleon made himself once more guardian of the Holy See; but the wonders wrought by the new French.

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  • now gives prominence to Elisha, his wonders, his hostility to the ruling dynasty and his regard for the aged Jehoshaphat of Judah.

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  • the efforts of all his successors combined could add little to the wonders of Thebes.

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  • Though he prays, "Renew thy signs, and repeat thy wonders.

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  • He tells how, when he had slowly taken in the doctrine of logical figures and moods, he put it aside and would prove things only in his own way; how he then heard about bodies as consisting of matter and form, as throwing off species of themselves for perception, and as moved by sympathies and antipathies, with much else of a like sort, all beyond his comprehension; and how he therefore turned to his old books again, fed his mind on maps and charts of earth and sky, traced the sun in his path, followed Drake and Cavendish girdling the main, and gazed with delight upon pictured haunts of men and wonders of unknown lands.

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  • 323-340), giving an account of a short excursion from Chatsworth to view the seven wonders of the Derbyshire Peak, were written before 1628 (in 1626 or 1627), though not published till 1636.

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  • Christos), suffering in accordance with his nature, working wonders in accordance with grace.

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  • For in fixity and resoluteness of character he likened himself to God; and having kept himself free from sin was united with God, and was empowered to grasp as it were the power and authority of wonders.

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  • The Dee is here crossed by a 14th-century bridge of four arches, "one of the seven wonders of Wales," built by John Trevor, afterwards bishop of St Asaph (Llanelwy).

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  • But that was a time of wonders.

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  • Arculf is the first to mention the column at Jerusalem, which claimed to mark the exact centre of the Inhabited Earth, and later became one of the favourite Palestine wonders.

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  • In the thirty-fourth year, c. 1250 B.C., Khattusil with his friend or subject the king of Kode came from his distant capital to see the wonders of Egypt in person, bringing one of his daughters to be wife of the splendid Pharaoh.

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  • Of these works only two remain perfect, St Sophia in Constantinople, now a mosque, and one of the architectural wonders of the world, and the church of SS Sergius and Bacchus, now commonly called Little St Sophia, which stands about half a mile from the great church, and is in its way a very delicate and beautiful piece of work.

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  • Among the other wonders of the Alhambra are the Sala de la Justicia (Hall of Justice), the Patio del Mexuar (Court of the Council Chamber), the Patio de Daraxa (Court of the Vestibule), and the Peinador de la Reina (Queen's Robing Room), in which are to be seen the same delicate and beautiful architecture, the same costly and elegant decorations.

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  • It is the prose epic of feudalism, and its romantic spirit, its high ideals, its fantastic gallantry, its ingenious adventures, its mechanism of symbolic wonders, and its flowing style have entranced readers of such various types as Francis I.

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  • It seems simple, almost jejune; so thin and weak that one wonders how it can have formed the foundation for a system so mighty in its historical results.

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  • But Antichrist here appears as a tempter, who works by signs and wonders (ii.

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  • 63 &c.) also, "Beliar" appears above all as a worker of wonders, this figure having possibly been influenced by that of Simon Magus.

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  • He did his best to remedy the misery caused by the intestine wars, repaired the ruined mosques and other public edifices, founded hospitals and libraries - his library in Shiraz was one of the wonders of the world - and improved irrigation.

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  • James, The Wonders of the Colorado Desert (2 vols., Boston, 1906).

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  • His kingdom is not to be set up by wonders and miraculous powers, nor is it to be established by force (Matt.

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  • In the early Church, still Jewish, the belief was in the coming of a mysterious power from God which produced ecstasy and worked wonders.

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  • Apart from the fact that reckoning from the birth of Christ was by no means universal, and consequently the mass of men were ignorant that there was such a thing as the year 1000, one wonders how that most enduring type of architecture, the Romanesque, reached its maturity among men who thought that the earth itself was so soon to "shrivel like a parched scroll."

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  • The wonders of his Domus aurea were remembered and talked of long after its partial demolition by Vespasian.

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  • He attended the trials, investigated many of the cases himself, and wrote sermons on witchcraft, the Memorable Providences and The Wonders of the Invisible World (1693), which increased the excitement of the people.

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  • c. 1723) in the preparation of More Wonders of the Invisible World (1700) a powerful criticism of Cotton Mather's part in the delusion at Salem.

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  • high; and from its great height the whole structure was regarded as a marvel, and accounted one of the wonders of the world.

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  • Attaching no value to logical proof and argument, he enlarged on the wonders and mysteries of nature, and maintained his position by the working of miracles.

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  • The revulsion of feeling after the witchcraft delusion undermined his authority greatly, and Robert's Calef's More Wonders of the Spiritual World (1700) was a personal blow to him as well as to his son.

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  • At the north end was the famous altar, built out of the horns of the victims, which was sometimes reckoned among the seven wonders of the world.

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  • south of the modern city, amid the ruins of old Delhi, stands the Kutb Minar, which is supposed to be the most perfect tower in the world, and one of the seven architectural wonders of India.

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  • 45) and reveal the future to men by signs and wonders (xliii.

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  • "One of the seven wonders of Wales" is St Giles's church, of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, with a panelled tower of several stages erected between 1506 and 1520, and containing ten famous bells cast (1726) by Rudhall; the interior is Decorated, and has two monuments by Roubilliac to the Myddletons.

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  • He had a passion for geography and travellers' tales, for descriptions of natural wonders and ruined cities, and was himself a practised fictitious narrator and fabulist, as other passages in his MSS.

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  • The gigantic statue of Helios (the sun-god), "the colossus of Rhodes," by Chares of Lindus, celebrated as one of the seven wonders of the world, is unknown to us.

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  • At one point in its course it is crossed by the Rumichaca arch, a natural arch of stone, popularly known as the "Inca's bridge," which with the Minima gorge should be classed among the natural wonders of the world.

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  • Their magnificent series of temples and shrines on Mount Abu, one of the seven wonders of India, is perhaps the most striking outward sign of their wealth and importance.

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  • "One wonders," Romilly said, by and by, "that Burke is not ashamed at such success."

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  • 1867-1867-18711871-1873-1873-18751875-1879-1879-18831883-1887-1887-18911891-1892-1892-18931893-1895-1895-18991899-1901 1901-1909-1911191 Republican Democrat Republican Fusion Republican Democrat Republican and continued the restoration of Babylon, which he made one of the wonders of the world.

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  • With the recovery of Babylonian independence under Nabopolassar a new era of architectural activity set in, and his son Nebuchadrezzar made Babylon one of the wonders of the ancient world.

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  • In the spring of 1611 Galileo visited Rome, and exhibited in the gardens of the Quirinal Palace the telescopic wonders of the heavens to the most eminent personages at the pontifical court.

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  • We are told that some of these ancient scientists passed years of their lives studying the wonders of bee-life, and left accurate records of their observations, which on many points agree with the investigations of later observers.

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  • Prior to that date wooden box-hives of various shapes had been adopted by advanced bee-masters anxious to increase their output of honey, and by enthusiastic naturalists desirous of studying and investigating the wonders of bee-life apart from the utilitarian standpoint.

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  • It will suffice to indicate here in a synoptic form, as was done by the present writer many years ago, when our knowledge of these wonders of batrachian life was far less advanced than it is now, the principal modes of protection which are resorted to: I.

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  • A few years later Ibn IJaulal (978) estimates the number of churches in the city at more than 300, and al-Mokaddasi (985) describes its cathedral, with vaulted ceiling covered with mosaics, as one of the four wonders of the world.

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  • About the middle of the town is the largest mosque, Ulu Cam' (parts of it probably pre-Islamic), which probably occupies the site of the Christian church reckoned by the early Mahommedan writers as one of the wonders of the world.

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  • To us in ancient story wonders great are told Of heroes rich in glory and of adventures bold, Of feast and joyous living, of wailing and of woe, Of gallant warriors striving may ye now many marvels know.'

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  • Every day in imagination I made a trip round the world, and I saw many wonders from the uttermost parts of the earth--marvels of invention, treasuries of industry and skill and all the activities of human life actually passed under my finger tips.

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  • One of the wonders of the internet can be found here with this online shop purveying fine Italian food.

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  • Its recoil control system must be one of the wonders of modern science.

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  • But, wonders Rowena Hoseason, have they ever ridden one?

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  • Posted 17-Aug-2006 Thu 20:12] View Near Messages most cheeky young sir a nice bit of rain works wonders sutty [206.

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  • Still the dry worked wonders keeping the slugs down.

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  • Other snowmobile trips are available and can include stops for ice fishing, visits to local natural wonders and the snow village.

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  • It solemnly deliberated over an opinion, which Etruscan soothsayers of acknowledged wisdom had furnished respecting certain signs and wonders at its special request.

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  • We need such places for nature to work its wonders, not squandered for a catering area for more car users.

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  • One wonders just how much normally staid writer George St George actually contributed.

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  • Alan is the only man and wonders if he will be teased mercilessly or spend years reading chic literature.

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  • Let us hope the Neapolitan spirit will work wonders on these timorous people.

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  • One wonders how many walk the streets totally unaware.

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  • Ian Poxton wonders what can be done to beat the increasingly virulent strains of Clostridium difficile.

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  • Any of those chinless wonders in the Tory party that would n't know the real world if it hit them in the face.

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  • The most popular trails lead to the island 's natural wonders.

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  • Harries sympathizes with Dawkins sense of awe at the wonders of the universe.

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  • White haired wonders can become youthful once more with a Ginger rinse !

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  • A favorite blanket or toy can work wonders.

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  • There are also pre-stain sprays made especially for baby, and many of these work wonders on spit-up stains, food spills, and other hard to tackle spots on your little ones clothing.

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  • So we came up with a great idea, purchase a baby swing- The "Price Ocean Wonders Aquarium Cradle Swing".

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  • Glycerine enemas, like Babylax can work wonders, and they are usually simple to use.

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  • To help make baby shower invites extra special, a wording guide for baby shower invitations works wonders.

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  • It purees, it measures, it does wonders for the preparation process and it can also be purchased alongside the Williams Sonoma Baby & Toddler Cookbook.

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  • These little wonders can dice an onion in seconds, chop nuts with the push of a button, and grate a handful of cheese.

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  • These tips will help you decide on an appropriate model the next time you are shopping for one of these portable wonders.

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  • A concerned parent wonders what to do about cat worms.

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  • Spray bottles filled with water work wonders in discouraging a cat from scratching where it shouldn't.

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  • A Victorian home makes the perfect setting for the wonders of the holiday season the characters in the book experience.

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  • Every divorce expert on the planet expounds endlessly about communication for one important reason: it works wonders.

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  • This portable solution works wonders for keeping your cushions in good shape, but only if your furniture is easy to move around.

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