Wooden Sentence Examples

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  • The master bedroom had wooden patio doors that opened on a balcony facing east.

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  • She opened the heavy wooden door and stepped into an open-air hallway.

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  • The mother gave each a tin plate and a wooden spoon, and then helped them all to boiled beans.

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  • Watching the wooden folks.

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  • The Wizard's sword-blade snapped into a dozen pieces at the first blow he struck against the wooden people.

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  • The single portal was a thick wooden door that he secured with an equally thick board that fitted across the entire opening on the outside.

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  • The floor plan was open and relaxed, with wooden floors giving warmth to cream furniture.

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  • The wooden door and whitewashed walls --along with the open window above the bed allowing in balmy air --soon brought to mind a more tropical place.

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  • Rhyn's body felt wooden, and his heart flew.  He opened the door to the antechamber and stopped, surprised at who sat within.

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  • The flames leaped up at once and the bonfire began to smoke and roar and crackle just as the great army of wooden Gargoyles arrived.

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  • I heard her snarl from behind the wooden door.

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  • The house was cozy and simple, with creaky wooden floors covered in rugs, a pot-bellied stove still warm, and worn furniture.

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  • The furniture was worn and rustic with wooden frames and upholstered cushions.

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  • A quiet breeze traveled between massive wooden doors opened on both sides of the great hall.

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  • They stopped at a wooden door, which the woman flung open.

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  • The top of its head was carved into a crown and the Wizard's bullet had struck it exactly in the left eye, which was a hard wooden knot.

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  • Dorothy must take her parasol and open it suddenly when the wooden folks attack her.

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  • The wooden things wound their long arms around Zeb and the Wizard and held them fast.

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  • The sidewalks were wooden and the street was dusty and unpaved.

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  • Had a heavy wooden door with a big ol' paddle lock.

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  • They spoke in German as they made their way down the narrow wooden stairwell to the packed bar.

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  • Her feet were cold on the wooden floor, and she'd caught herself looking down many times to see if she made grass grow here, too.

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  • Looking out, they could see into some of the houses near them, where there were open windows in abundance, and were able to mark the forms of the wooden Gargoyles moving about in their dwellings.

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  • Eureka quickly followed him, and soon they were all standing together upon the platform, with eight of the much prized wooden wings beside them.

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  • With exaggerated care Cynthia mounted the wooden catwalk atop the penstock, holding Dean's hand tightly.

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  • Alex took her hand as they started up the wooden ramp, and laced his fingers through hers.

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  • Beyond them was a crude wooden floored arena hedged by rows of shouting people.

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  • The plants under these conditions often require to be supported by wooden pegs or sticks.

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  • Thus shallow square or oblong wooden boxes, made of light, inexpensive wood, are very useful for seedsowing, for pricking out seedlings, or for planting cuttings.

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  • If roots have been placed in cellars, attention must be given to ventilation, which can be done by making a wooden box, say 6 by 8 in., to run from the ceiling of the cellar to the eaves of the building above.

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  • The one known as the Bottomless Pit was for many years a barrier to all further exploration, but it is now crossed by a wooden bridge.

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  • It is a sort of wooden gun to the people themselves.

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  • The walls were all on fire and the back wall had fallen in, the wooden roof was collapsing, and the rafters were alight.

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  • He turned and exited the cage, toward the torch-lit area beyond the wooden rows packed with people on either side of the arena.

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  • He all but dragged her through the quiet, stinking roads of Corcoran, seething, oblivious to the wooden huts lining the muddied street on each side of them.

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  • In the first of these senses the word is applied to objects ranging from the unworked stone to the pot or the wooden figure, and is thus hardly distinguishable from idolatry.

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  • The city has various manufactures, including flour and grist mill products, silver ware, cotton and woollen goods, carriages, harnesses and leather belting, furniture, wooden ware, pianos and clothing; the Boston & Maine Railroad has a large repair shop in the city, and there are valuable granite quarries in the vicinity.

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  • In November the waters have passed off; and whenever a man can walk over the mud with a pair of bullocks, it is roughly turned over with a wooden plough, or merely the branch of a tree, and the wheat or barley crop is immediately sown.

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  • Its lanes are narrow, steep and winding; many of the houses are entered by wooden staircases; and though considerably modernized the town has a medieval air.

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  • In the archaic period of sculpture the oavov or wooden statue of the Samian Hera by Smilis was famous.

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  • The upper church is basilican in form, the nave being, as customary in Coptic churches, divided into three sections by wooden screens, which are adorned by carvings in ivory and wood.

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  • It contains fine wooden and ivory screens.

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  • The wooden club, a somewhat primitive weapon, seems to have been considered characteristic of foreigners from very early times, and, in scenes dating from the Middle Kingdom, belong principally to the levies from the surrounding barbarians.

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  • The written nieroglyphs, formed by the scribe with the reed pen on papyrus, eather, wooden tablets, &c., have their outlines more or less abbreyitted, producing eventually the cursive scripts hieratic and demotmc. The written hieroglyphs were employed at all periods, especially or religious texts, Hieratic.A kind of cursive hieroglyphic or hieratic writing is ound even in the 1st Dynasty.

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  • Small chisels set in wooden handles are found (35) of the XIIth and XVIIIth Dynasties.

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  • For dressing flat surfaces three wooden pegs (102) of equal length were used; a string was stretched between the tops of two, and the third peg was set on the point to be tested and tried against the string.

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  • The tomb-pit is surrounded by chambers to hold the offerings, the actual sepulchre being a great wooden chamber in the midst of the brick-lined pit.

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  • Wooden tablets covered with various signs and figures have also been found.

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  • They manufacture several wooden utensils for household use, See a remarkable example in Fornander's Account of the Polynesian Race, ii.

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  • They also make wooden gongs, or drums. They used to make wooden fishhooks, clubs, spears and bows.

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  • They still make wooden fishspears and carved and inlaid combs.

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  • In the manufacture of these things they employed adzes made of stone, shell or hard wood, and a wooden drill pointed with stone, shell or bone.

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  • Flour is the principal product; among others are woollen goods, foundry and machineshop products, wooden ware, sash, doors and blinds, caskets, shirts, wagons and packed meats.

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  • The so-called "Norwegian anchovies" imported into England in little wooden kegs are nothing but sprats pickled in brine with bay-leaves and whole pepper.

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  • The wooden stage has, of course, perished, but all its supporting structures are in place, and the great scena wall stands to its full height, and produces a magnificent impression whether from within or from without.

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  • Adjoining the mainland is the native town, consisting mostly of roughly made wooden houses with well thatched roofs.

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  • When thoroughly dried the shells are broken with a wooden mallet or flat board and the nutmegs picked out and sorted, the smaller and inferior ones being reserved for the expression of the fixed oil which they contain, and which forms the so-called oil of mace.

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  • Among steel ships, the type known as the "whaleback" originated here; and iron and wooden ships, launches and small pleasure craft are also made.

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  • Other manufactures are railway cars, casks, cooperage, saw and planing mill products, furniture, wooden ware, windmills, gas-engines, and mattresses and wire beds.

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  • In 1241 the Mongols pillaged it and burned its wooden fort.

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  • In the most primitive method thin plates of bronze were hammered over a wooden core, rudely cut into the required shape, the core serving the double purpose of giving shape to and strengthening the thin metal.

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  • This liquor is first treated with carbonate of lime (ground chalk or limestone) in a " neutralizing-well," made of acid-proof material and provided with wooden stirring-gear.

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  • The finished product is packed into wooden casks lined with brown paper.

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  • The chlorates are usually sold in wooden kegs containing 'cwt.

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  • The dried or " finished " soda-ash is ground to a pretty fine powder and is packed into wooden casks or " tierces," holding from io to about 20 cwt.

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  • As the erection of wooden buildings was illegal long after 1772, it is only in the suburban districts that they are to be seen.

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  • Strange to say, the wooden tube long retained its place in German telescope-mountings.

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  • The principal church of the town, Notre-Dame, dating mainly from the 12th and 13th centuries, has a fine central tower and a triple portal with handsome wooden doors.

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  • The termites, or socalled " white ants," inflict great damage on wooden buildings.

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  • The industries of Caen include timber-sawing, metal-founding and machine-construction, cloth-weaving, lace-making, the manufacture of leather and gloves, and of oil from the colza grown in the district, furniture and other wooden goods and chemical products.

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  • During the first month he sleeps on a plank bed, a wooden frame raised from the floor, with bedding but without mattress.

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  • It possesses the stately remains of the palace of the Korean kings of the Wang dynasty, is a great centre of the grain trade and the sole centre of the ginseng manufacture, makes wooden shoes, coarse pottery and fine matting, and manufactures with sesamum oil the stout oiled paper for which Korea is famous.

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  • The implements used are two makes of iron-shod wooden ploughs; a large shovel, worked by three or five men, one working the handle, the others jerking the blade by ropes attached to it; a short sharp-pointed hoe, a bamboo rake, and a wooden barrow, all of rude construction.

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  • Notable is the so-called Deutsches Haus, the ancestral home of the counts of DrechselDeufstetten, a fine specimen of the German renaissance style of wooden architecture.

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  • A wooden stopper closes the mouth of the jar, and through lon.

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  • Then he draws on a wooden board a set of hieroglyphs in chalk, and his dexterity in counting or recounting the stars under whose region or influence the child is declared to be born is marvelled at by the superstitious creatures thronging around him.

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  • Among the churches mention must be made of the Zuiderkerk, or South church, with a conspicuous tower (1450-1525); and the Westerkerk, or West church, which possesses a beautifully carved Renaissance screen and pulpit of the middle of the 16th century, and a quaint wooden bell-house (1519) built for use before the completion of the bell-tower.

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  • These were " flumed," - that is, the water was diverted by wooden flumes from the natural channel and the sand and gravel in the bed were washed.

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  • Into the " rocker " and the " tom " the miner shovelled dirt, rocking it as he poured in water, catching the gold on riffles set across the bottom of his box; thus imitating in a wooden box the work of nature in the rivers.

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  • Near the former wooden Putney Bridge, built in 1729 and replaced in 1886, the earl of Essex threw a bridge of boats across the river in 1642 in order to march his army in pursuit of Charles I., who thereupon fell back on Oxford.

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  • One of these, a wooden building in the centre of the town, gives it its name (kat = wood).

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  • The form of the monument corresponds to that which we are told was given to the revolving wooden pillars on which the laws of Solon were painted.

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  • Two other fairs of some importance are held at Nizhniy - one for wooden wares on the ice of the Oka, and another, in June, for horses.

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  • Besides the implements and weapons of iron there are fibulae and brooches of bronze, weaving combs and spindle-whorls, a bronze mirror and tweezers, wheel-made pottery as well as hand-made, ornamented with Late Celtic patterns, a bowl of thin bronze decorated with bosses, the nave of a wooden wheel with holes for twelve spokes, and a dug-out canoe.

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  • Phemius pleases the suitors by singing of the calamitous return of the Greeks; Demodocus sings of a quarrel between Ulysses and Achilles, and afterwards of the wooden horse and the capture of Troy.

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  • Thus the successive episodes of the siege related at length in the Little Iliad, and ending with the story of the Wooden Horse, are nearly all taken from passages in the Odyssey.

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  • The story of the Wooden Horse is not only unknown to the Iliad, but is of a kind which we can hardly imagine the poet of the Iliad admitting.

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  • Among the manufactures of Bloomington are furniture and wooden ware.

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  • A little below the abbey is the parish church of St Mary, originally Norman, and retaining traces of the first building; owing to a variety of alterations at different periods, and the erection of high wooden pews and galleries, its appearance is more remarkable than beautiful.

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  • Wooden ships and boats are still built, and rope-making and sail-making are carried on.

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  • A variety of manufactures are carried on, including the making of leather goods, carved wooden vessels, finely plaited mats, embroidered work, shoes of yellow and red leather and pottery of various kinds.

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  • The fire broke out on the night of the 18th of July, 64, among the wooden booths at the south-east end of the Circus Maximus.

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  • Later, earthenware vessels were employed, but the wooden cask -not to mention the glass bottle-was not generally known until a much later period.

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  • The best rippler, or apparatus for separating the seed capsules from the branches, consists of a kind of comb having, set in a wooden frame, iron teeth made of round-rod iron i ths of an inch asunder at the bottom, and half an inch at the top, and 18 in.

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  • For open pools and dams Schenck substitutes large wooden vats under cover, into which the flax is tightly packed in an upright position.

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  • Blaeu's improvement consisted of putting the spindle of the screw through a square block which was guided in the wooden frame, and from this block the platen was suspended by wires or cords.

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  • From this it will be observed that in a general way there had only been two kinds of wooden presses in use for a period of no less than three hundred and fifty years, and when the work of some of the early printers is studied, it is marvellous how often good results were obtained from such crude appliances.

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  • The upper part of the staple, called the nut, answered the same purpose as the head in the older kind of wooden press, and was in fact a box with a female screw in which the screw of the spindle worked.

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  • The bar by which the power was applied by the pressman was fixed into the arbor, and not into the spindle, so that the lever was the whole width of the press, instead of half, as in Blaeu's wooden press, and it was better placed for the application of the worker's strength.

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  • In the Polyesie the principal occupations are connected with the export of timber and firewood, the preparation of pitch, tar, potash and wooden wares, and boat-building.

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  • Domestic industry in the villages is chiefly limited to the making of wooden goods, including parquetry.

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  • St Pierre has wooden exterior galleries and two fine Gothic porches.

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  • The ground ore was stirred with this solution at 7 C. in wooden tubs until all the copper was dissolved.

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  • This is mainly occupied by Djurgarden (the deer-park), a beautiful park containing the buildings of the northern museum, a collection of Scandinavian costumes and domestic and agricultural utensils, and a biological museum housed in a wooden building imitating the early Norwegian timber churches (stavekirke).

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  • There is also a considerable trade in wooden work, vegetables, early fruit and wine.

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  • The industries of the town include the manufacture of wooden shoes, bellow's and agricultural implements.

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  • Some of the old wooden farm-buildings, especially in Dalarne, such as are preserved in Skansen Museum at Stockholm, are extremely picturesque.

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  • Another notable form in old wooden building is the belfry (klokstapel) of some village churches, examples of which are seen at Habo near Jonkoping and Hasjo in Jemtland on the northern railway.

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  • A wooden frame-work often surrounds the heap of tiles to prevent them being scattered by the waves.

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  • The priests wear a peculiar heavy shoe, with an ivory or wooden lining at the heel.

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  • Sulla captured it in 89 B.C. by setting on fire the wooden breastwork by which it was defended, and new fortifications were erected.

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  • The church of High Halden, in the neighbourhood, is remarkable for its octagonal wooden tower constructed of huge timbers, with a belfry of wooden tiles (shingles), of the time of Henry VI.

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  • While the wooden buildings were little damaged by the shocks, the comparative non-inflammability of redwood proved no safeguard and fire swept the affected area irresistibly.

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  • The western scarp of the acropolis has been sculptured into a number of sepulchres imitating wooden houses with pillared facades, some of which have pediment reliefs and inscriptions in Lycian.

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  • There were odd wooden houses, with carved wooden flowers in the front yards.

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  • Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy.

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  • I shook my head and took them all off and made her feel of the two wooden beads and the one glass bead.

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  • This time she put on the glass bead first and the two wooden ones next.

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  • He quickly entered the small reception room with its still-unplastered wooden walls redolent of pine, and would have gone farther, but Anton ran ahead on tiptoe and knocked at a door.

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  • Her jewelry box was tiny and wooden.

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  • She spent an eternity in her mind, watching four of the men fall dead to the wooden floor at the hands of the demon.

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  • His father joined him and handed him his wooden practice sword.

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  • Vara slowed their horse, halting on the other side of the city, where wooden dwellings gave way to stone hovels.

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  • He sat on the edge of the bed and lifted ancient pages clenched between heavy wooden covers.

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  • They stopped in front of a wooden door in the earth.

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  • The wooden covers broke against the wall.

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  • He started down the hall then returned to the massive chamber, gathering the scattered pages of The Book of the Damned and placing them again in the wooden covers of the book.

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  • The warrior led her to a wooden wagon, enclosed on all sides except for a small window.

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  • They'd stopped in the center of the meadow, the safe path through the traps marked by wooden stakes.

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  • She took a step toward the wooden wagon.

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  • Opening it, she found the wooden covers rough and the symbols foreign.

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  • She put the last of the dishes in the dishwasher and ran water in the sink to wash the iron skillet and wooden handled spatula.

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  • They sat down at a highly polished wooden table and Alex pushed their chairs in.

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  • The wooden planks were old and weathered, but felt solid enough.

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  • Megan gingerly accepted the tool, gripping the smooth wooden handle with both hands.

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  • Sofi smiled, blue-silver eyes going to the llama that stuck its face between the wooden planks of the fence.

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  • In Norwood and Rogers's process a thin coating of tin is applied to the iron before it is dipped in the zinc, by putting the plates between layers of granulated tin in a wooden tank containing a dilute solution of stannous chloride, when tin is deposited on them by galvanic action.

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  • But Zeus descended to her in a shower of gold, and she gave birth to Perseus, whereupon Acrisius placed her and her infant in a wooden box and threw them into the sea.

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  • We do not, however, know its date, save that, if not Domitian's work, it was carried out soon after his death, and the whole frontier thus constituted was reorganized, probably by Hadrian, with a continuous wooden palisade reaching from Rhine to Danube.

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  • Watch-towers with wooden clappers and the beacons which flashed the alarm along the whole frontier in a few hours are still features in the landscape.

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  • The general construction of wooden screens is close panelling beneath, on which stands screen-work composed of slender turned balusters or regular wooden mullions, supporting tracery more or less rich with cornices, crestings, &c., and often painted in brilliant colours and gilded.

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  • The town is one of the oldest in Norway, founded in the 8th or 9th century, but the present town is modern, though narrow, winding streets and wooden houses give it an antique appearance.

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  • The city has lumber and fishing interests (perch, whitefish, sturgeon, pickerel, bass, &c. being caught in Saginaw Bay), large machine shops and foundries (value of products in 1905, $ 1, 743, 1 55, or 31% of the total of the city's factory products), and various manufactures, including ships (wooden and steel), wooden ware, woodpipe, veneer, railroad machinery, cement, alkali and chicory.

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  • Surrounding the green is a space called a ditch, which is nearly but not quite on a level with the green and slopes gently away from it, the side next the turf being lined with boarding, the ditch itself bottomed with wooden spars resting on the foundation.

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  • On crown-greens it is customary to use a small biased wooden jack to give the bowler some clue to the run of the green.

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  • A wooden theatre was erected for the occasion, capable of holding 80,000 spectators.

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  • The Teatro Farnese, a remarkable wooden structure erected in1618-1619from Aleotti d'Argenta's designs, and capable of containing 4500 persons, is also in this palace.

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  • Corn from middle Russia for Astrakhan is transferred from the railway to boats at Tsaritsyn; timber and wooden wares from the upper Volga are unloaded here and sent by rail to Kalach; and fish, salt and fruits sent from Astrakhan by boat up the Volga are here unloaded and despatched by rail to the interior of Russia.

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  • A wooden mosque was erected near the site of the Temple, which was replaced by the Mosque of Aksa, built by the amir Abdalmalik (Abd el Malek), who also constructed the Dome of the Rock, known as the Mosque of Omar, in 688.

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  • The two first of these three are handsome suspension bridges; the third, an iron structure, replaced a wooden bridge of many arches which was closed in 1881, after standing a little over a century.

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  • In practical wireless telegraphy the antenna is generally a collection of wires in fan shape upheld from one or more masts or wooden towers.

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  • In this last form an endless band of hard iron wires passes slowly round two wooden pulleys driven by clockwork.

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  • His transmitter consists of a nearly closed oscillating circuit comprising a condenser or battery of Leyden jars, a spark gap, and the primary coil of an oscillation transformer consisting of one turn of thick wire wound on a wooden frame.

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  • Subsequently this antenna was enlarged, and four wooden lattice towers were built, 215 ft.

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  • In the Ader transmitter as many as twelve carbon pencils were employed, arranged in a series of two groups with six pencils in parallel in each group. These were supported at their ends in parallel carbon bars, which were carried by a nearly horizontal wooden diaphragm.

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  • In suburban and rural districts subscribers are usually served by means of bare wires erected upon wooden or iron poles.

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  • The construction of the wooden external dome, and the support of the stone lantern by an inner cone of brickwork, quite independent of either the external or internal dome, are wonderful examples of his, constructive ingenuity.

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  • Though still half oriental, and wholly beautiful, with its Turkish bazaar, its hundred mosques, wooden houses and cypress groves, it was largely rebuilt, after 1878, in western fashion.

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  • In the central square stands one of the finest belfries of northern France, a square structure surmounted by a wooden campanile, dating from the 14th century.

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  • In their country was a wooden city inhabited by a distinct race, the Geloni, who seem to have spoken an Indo-European tongue.

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  • The weapons were wooden spears, clubs and stone tomahawks.

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  • They had no places of worship, nor, though they had sacred wooden figures, is there any reason to consider that they were idolaters in the strict sense of the word.

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  • Not so with the national customs. There are features - the wooden house, the oven, the bath - which the Russian never abandons, even when swamped in an alien population.

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  • Thus, while one village would produce nothing but felt shoes, another would carve sacred images (ikons), and a third spin flax only, a fourth make wooden spoons, a fifth nails, a sixth iron chains, and so on.

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  • Jews, and elsewhere Russians,-to whom the peasants are for the most part in debt, as they purchase in advance on security of subsequent payments in corn, tar, wooden wares, &c. A good deal of the internal trade is carried on by travelling merchants.

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  • In time it became a common practice to cover them with a thin sheathing or plating of iron, in order to add to their life; this expedient caused more wear on the wooden rollers of the wagons, and, apparently towards the middle of the 18th century, led to the introduction of iron wheels, the use of which is recorded on a wooden railway near Bath in 1734.

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  • The next important development in rail design originated in America, which, for the few lines that had been laid up to 1830, remained content with wooden bars faced with iron.

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  • In Great Britain, Germany and France, at least 90% of the wooden sleepers are " treated " before they are laid, to ii.crease their resistance to decay, and the same practice is followed to some extent in other European countries.

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  • The chairs on the British system weigh about 45 or 50 lb each on important lines, though they may be less where the traffic is light, and are fixed to the sleepers each by two, three or four fastenings, either screw spikes, or round drift bolts entered in holes previously bored, or fang bolts or wooden trenails.

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  • It is struck by a wooden beam swung on the outside, and only at the changes of the night-watches, when its deep tone may be heard in all parts of the city.

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  • Straw-plaiting and the manufacture of small wooden wares are the principal industries, and there are large chemical works.

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  • A small wooden church, erected by the monk Sergius, and afterwards burned (1391) by the Tatars, stood on the site now occupied by the cathedral of the Trinity, which was built in 1422, and contains the relics of Sergius, as well as ecclesiastic treasures of priceless value and a holy picture which has frequently been brought into requisition in Russian campaigns.

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  • In Crete, in the later period, when the rulers could trust to the " wooden walls " of the Minoan navy, there is no parallel for the massive fortifications that we see at Tiryns or Mycenae.

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  • This quarter of the palace shows the double axe sign constantly repeated on its walls and pillars, and remains of miniature wall-paintings showing pillar shrines, in some cases with double axes stuck into the wooden columns.

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  • The dauphin was concealed in the fourth storey of the Tower, a wooden figure being substituted for him.

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  • Laurent, to protect himself from the consequences of the substitution, replaced the wooden figure by a deaf mute, who was presently exchanged for the scrofulous child of the death certificate.

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  • There are ship-yards for the construction of both steel and wooden vessels, and several grain elevators.

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  • Other important manufactures, with their product-values in 1905, are lumber and planing-mill products, $5 08, 953; fancy and paper boxes and wooden packing boxes, $432,522; coffee and spices, 8245,689; foundry and machineshop products, $238,576; and saddlery and harness, $235,839.

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  • The autumnal subsidence of the river was followed by shallow ploughing performed by oxen yoked to clumsy wooden ploughs, the clods being afterwards levelled with wooden hoes by hand.

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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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  • The ass was a hollow wooden effigy, within which a priest capered and uttered prophecies.

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  • The margin of this supposed footprint is ornamented with gems, and a wooden canopy protects it from the weather.

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  • The canals were crossed by wooden bridges without steps, and in the case of the wide Grand Canal the bridge at Rialto was carried on boats.

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  • An active trade is carried on with Austria, especially through the Isakovets and Gusyatin custom-houses, corn, cattle, horses, skins, wool, linseed and hemp seed being exported, in exchange for wooden wares, linen, woollen stuffs, cotton, glass and agricultural implements.

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  • It appears never to have been completed; and when Jean Baptiste Tavernier visited Dacca (c. 1666), the nawab was residing in a temporary wooden building in its court.

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  • The chief portion of this rig is the derrick, Oil which consists of four strong uprights or legs held in Derrick position by ties and braces, and resting on strong wooden sills, which are preferred, as a foundation, to masonry.

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  • The headache-post is a vertical wooden beam placed on the main sill directly below the walking-beam, to receive the weight of the latter in case of breakage of connexions.

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  • These at first consisted of an ordinary truck on which were placed two wooden tub-like tanks, each holding about 2000 gallons; they were replaced in 1871 by the modern type of tank-car, constructed with a horizontal cylindrical tank of boiler plate.

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  • He was said to be the inventor of a kind of flying-machine, a wooden pigeon balanced by a weight suspended from a pulley, and set in motion by compressed air escaping from a valve.'

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  • The principal weapon of the Malays is the kris, a short dagger with a small wooden or ivory handle, of which there are many varieties.

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  • The frames into which hard soaps are ladled for cooling and solidification consist of rectangular boxes made of iron plates and bound and clamped together in a way that allows the sides to be removed when required; wooden frames are used in the case of mottled soaps.

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  • There are several bridges over the river, the old wooden bridge having been replaced in 1905 by one built of stone.

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  • The knob forming the handle of one of these wooden receptacles was still distinguishable.

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  • It was probably surrounded by a carved wooden railing, but this has long since disappeared.

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  • The Acropolis had been dismantled as a fortress after the expulsion of Hippias; its defenders against the Persians found it necessary to erect a wooden barricade at its entrance.

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  • On both sides of the passage were numerous statues, among them that of Athena Hygeia, set up by Pericles to commemorate the recovery of a favourite slave who was injured during the building of the Parthenon, a colossal bronze image of the wooden horse of Troy, and Myron's group of Marsyas with Athena throwing away her flute.

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  • In the hill section are the better residences, most of which are wooden and detached.

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  • It is related that, during the performance of one of his plays, the scaffolding of the wooden stage gave way, in consequence of which the Athenians built a theatre of stone; but recent excavations make it doubtful whether a stone theatre existed in Athens at so early a date.

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  • At Zaandam is preserved the wooden hut which Peter the Great occupied for a week in 1697 while studying shipbuilding and paper-making.

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  • These latter pass to automatic weighing machines, which drop them, in quantities of 1 cwt., into wooden boxes of uniform measurement, made to contain that weight; and the boxes are then conveyed to the storehouse, ready for sale.

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  • The instrument, described by Oviedo (Historia de las Indias Occidentales, Salamanca, 1535), consisted of a small hollow wooden tube, shaped like a Y, the two points of which being inserted in the nose of the smoker, the other end was held into the smoke of burning tobacco, and thus the fumes were inhaled.

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  • It is an old-fashioned town with many quaint wooden houses, notable among them the "Northeimhaus," a beautiful specimen of medieval architecture.

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  • It is well situated upon the Brenta, which is here spanned by a covered wooden bridge, and commands fine views.

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  • He was said to have built the labyrinth for Minos, to have made a wooden cow for Pasiphae and to have fashioned a bronze man who repelled the Argonauts.

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  • In many cities of Greece there were rude wooden statues, said to be by him.

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  • Most of the earlier astronomical work was done in a darkened room, but here we first find the dark chamber constructed of wooden rods covered with cloth or paper, and used separately to screen the observing-tablet.

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  • One was a wooden box with a projecting tube in which a combination of a concave with a convex lens was fitted, for throwing an enlarged image upon the focusing screen, which in its proportions and application is very similar to our modern telephotographic objectives.

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  • A scaffold, connected by a wooden bridge with the magistrates' rostrum, had been erected on the spot where the piles of the m.

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  • Among the other manufactures are food preparations, wooden ware, wagons and carriages, stoves and furnaces, boots and shoes, tobacco and cigars, flour, candy, gloves, bricks, tile and pottery, furniture, paper boxes and firearms. Utica is a shipping point for the products of a fertile agricultural region, from which are exported dairy products (especially cheese), nursery products, flowers (especially roses), small fruits and vegetables, honey and hops.

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  • A movable wooden bridge must have been used to enable the priest to cross the water in the surrounding tank.

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  • The materials used were water-colors, brushes, usually of deer-hair, and a surface of unsized paper, translucid silk or wooden panel.

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  • The wooden portrait of Vimalakirtti, attributed to Unkei, at Kofuku-ji, has some of the qualities of the images of the two Indian Buddhists.

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  • Wooden masks employed in the ancient theatrical performances were made from the 7th century, and offer a distinct and often grotesque phase of wood-carving.

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  • Marble statues are out of place in the wooden buildings as well as in the parks of Japan, and even plaster busts or groups, though less incongruous perhaps.

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  • But it is impossible to admit within the circle of high-art productions these wooden figures of everyday men and women, unrelieved by any subjective element, and owing their merit entirely to the fidelity with which their contours are shaped, their muscles modelled, and their anatomical proportions preserved.

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  • The sovereigns palace itself Irl was merely a wooden hut.

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  • Wooden doors swung on a kind of hook; the windows were mere holes in.

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  • Massive, towering roofs, which impart an air of stateliness even to a wooden building and yet, by their graceful curves, avoid any suggestion of ponderosity, were still confined to Buddhist edifices.

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  • An elaborate cornice of wooden bracketing crowns the walls, forming one of the principal ornaments of the building.

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  • They are enlarged replicas of the primeval wooden hut described above, having rafters with their upper ends crossed; thatched or shingled roof; boarded floors, and logs laid on the roof-ridge at right angles for the purpose of binding the ridge and the rafters firmly together.

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  • In this way the danger of warping is averted, and exudations from the wooden surface are prevented from reaching the overlaid coats of lacquer.

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  • Iron goods and machinery, glass, earthenware, chemicals and wooden articles, including large quantities of toys, are produced; and various branches of textile industry are carried on.

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  • Beet sugar is also largely manufactured, and the inhabitants of the Black Forest have long been celebrated for their dexterity in the manufacture of wooden ornaments and toys, musical boxes and organs.

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  • Hermite, which consisted in the production of bleach-liquors by the electrolysis (according to the 1st edition of the 1884 patent) of magnesium or calcium chloride between platinum anodes carried in wooden frames, and zinc cathodes.

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  • In these thoroughfares and in several of the streets which intersect them are the offices of the mining companies, the banks, clubs, newspaper offices, hotels and shops, the majority being handsome stone or brick buildings, while the survival of some wooden shanties and corrugated iron buildings recalls the early character of the town.

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  • It is ordinarily caught in wooden traps of simple construction, being little enclosures of stakes or brush in which the bait is placed upon a trigger, with a short upright stick supporting a log of wood, which falls upon its victim on the slightest disturbance.

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  • In Mexico and South America, instead of the pan, a wooden dish or trough, known as " batea," is used.

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  • This consists of a cast-iron pan having a shallow cylindrical bottom holding mercury, in which a wooden muller, nearly of the same shape as the inside of the pan, and armed below with several projecting blades, is made to revolve by gearing wheels.

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  • In the Thies process, used in many districts in the United States, the vats are rotating barrels made, in the later forms, of iron lined with lead, and provided with a filter formed of a finely perforated leaden grating running from one end of the barrel to the other, and rigidly held in place by wooden frames.

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  • The precipitation is carried out in tanks or vats made with"wooden sides and a cement bottom.

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  • The solutions are well mixed by stirring with wooden poles, and the gold allowed to settle, the time allowed varying from 12 to 72 hours.

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  • The vats are fitted with filters made of coco-nut matting and jute cloth supported on wooden frames.

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  • Thegroinedvaulting of the roof is visible in the choir and the right transept, while the rest of the church has a wooden roof.

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  • No iron-work is used; the doors open on ingenious wooden hinges.

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  • The wooden house (built in 1481, restored in 18 9 2) which the prince occupied, a church of St Demetrius, erected at the spot where he was killed, and a kiosk on the site of a convent where his mother was forcibly consecrated a nun, are the principal memorials of this incident.

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  • Among the manufactures of Oneida are wagons, cigars, furniture, caskets, silver-plated ware, engines and machinery, steel and wooden pulleys and chucks, steel grave vaults, hosiery, and milk bottle caps.

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  • He erected a stone bridge with wooden piers across the Rhine at Mainz, and began a canal between the Altmiihl and the Rednitz to connect the Rhine and the Danube, but this work was not finished.

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  • In the north of France and Belgium wooden tubbings, built of polygonal rings, were at one time in general use.

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  • The roof is temporarily supported by wooden props or pack walling of stone, for a sufficient breadth along the face to protect the workmen, and allow them to work together behind.

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  • When in use the machine is placed upon a wooden platform inclining vi.

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  • The size of the discharge aperture can be varied by means of a flexible wooden shutter sliding in a groove in a cast iron plate, curved to the slope of the casing.

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  • They are applied on one side of the cage only, forming a complete vertical railway, carried by iron cross sleepers, with proper seats for the rails instead of wooden buntons; the cage is guided by curved shoes of a proper section to cover the heads of the rails.

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  • The opposite axes are connected with springs which are kept in compression by tension of the rope in drawing but come into action when the pull is released, the side axes then biting into wooden guides or gripping those of steel bars or ropes.

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  • It is mainly Early English, and a fine example of the style; but some of the windows including the nave clerestory, and the beautiful carved wooden roof, are Perpendicular.

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  • When the Civil War and steam navigation put an end to the supremacy of Massachusetts wooden sailing ships, much of the capital which had been employed in navigation was turned into developing railway facilities and coasting steamship lines.

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  • Of the churches, that of Notre-Dame (12th and 14th centuries) is remarkable for the possession of a fine altarpiece of the early 16th century, composed of wooden panels painted by Jean Bellegambe, a native of Douai.

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  • A human figure with pearl chain and arrows in left hand, and parrot on a wooden stick in the right.

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  • Just outside the borders of the park, beyond the Ilm, is the "garden house," a simple wooden cottage with a high-pitched roof, in which Goethe used to pass the greater part of the summer.

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  • Many of the houses have large projecting wooden windows or balconies, richly carved.

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  • There are also communal colleges for boys and girls, a school of artillery and school of draughtsmanship. The industrial establishments include manufactories of earthenware and porcelain and metalfoundries, and tanning, leather-dressing, turnery, the making of wooden shoes and furniture, the weaving of woollen and other fabrics, dyeing, and the manufacture of machinery, paper and parchment are carried on.

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  • The town of Gokak is known for its dyes, its paper and its wooden and earthenware toys.

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  • Near Orchomenus her wooden image stood in a large cedar-tree - an indication that her worship was originally that of the tree itself (KESpeEins, " the cedar goddess"); at Caryae there was an image of Artemis Kapvarts (" the nut-tree goddess").

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  • Another famous statue is one from Gabii, in which she is finishing her toilet and fastening the chlamys over her tunic. In older times her figure is fuller and stronger, and the clothing more complete; certain statues discovered at Delos, imitated from wooden models (oava), are supposed to represent Artemis; they are described as stiff and rigid, the limbs as it were glued to the body without life or movement, garments closely fitting, the folds of which fall in symmetrical parallel lines.

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  • In the centre stands the palace, a group of wooden buildings, many of them highly carved and gilt, resting on a brick platform 900 ft.

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  • The village consists of wooden cottages with an inn (gdstgifvaregard), a church, and frequently a collection of huts without windows, closed in summer, but inhabited by the Lapps when they come down from the mountains to the winter fairs.

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  • In the wandering life of the mountain Lapp his autumn residence, on the borders of the forest district, may be considered as the central point; it is there that he erects his njalla, a small wooden storehouse raised high above the ground by one or more piles.

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  • The cumbrous wooden carts which afford the sole means of transport in many districts are generally drawn by oxen, although buffaloes may be seen in the south.

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  • The houses are mostly very small wooden structures, serving for little else but sleeping places.

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  • The Rumanian women retain their native costume, and are further distinguished by the wooden cradles, slung over the shoulders, in which they carry their infants; the Servian mothers prefer a canvas bag.

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  • Not quite two years later Milosh began the second insurrection of the Serbs against the Turks (on Palm Sunday 1815, near the little wooden church of Takovo).

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  • The furniture consists of earthen bowls, drinking-cups, wooden neck-rests, spoons, &c., artistically carved, mats, plaited baskets and boxes.

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  • The fine wooden roof of the interior is by Antonio da Sangallo the younger (1519-25).

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  • Of great antiquity, it possesses numerous quaint wooden houses and ancient ecclesiastical buildings of considerable interest.

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  • In preparing the rice for use it is pounded in a wooden mortar to remove the husk, this work being almost always done by the women.

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  • The manufactures of the duchy are varied, though none is of first-rate importance; woollen goods, gloves, hats, porcelain and earthenware, bricks, sewing-machines, paper, musical instruments, sausages and wooden articles are the chief products.

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  • From this establishment alone the yearly output is about 25,000 bee-hives, and upwards of ioo millions of the small wooden boxes used for holding combhoney.

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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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  • He also gathered that the abnormal conditions forced upon the bees by a ready-built single comb might so turn aside their natural instincts as to render his investigations less trustworthy than if conducted under perfectly natural conditions; so, in order to remove all doubt, he decided to have a series of wooden frames made, measuring 12 in.

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  • In 1857 Mehring (also a German) made a further advance by the use of wooden moulds for casting sheets of wax impressed with the hexagonal form of the bee-cell.

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  • A wooden pole, the " third hand," is then gently applied to all parts of the body until kicking or any form of resistance ceases.

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  • An additional motive for his punishment consisted in his having warned the Trojans against the wooden horse left by the Greeks.

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  • To recover the city was a matter of prime importance, and in 1247 Frederick concentrated his forces round it, building over against it a wooden town which, in anticipation of the success that astrologers had predicted, he named Vittoria.

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  • The church of St Peter and St Mary is Decorated and Early English, with a lofty tower and wooden spire.

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  • There are electric tramways and a good water-supply, but most of the older houses are fragile wooden structures coated with lime or mud, and the sanitation is defective.

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  • He had little faith in the plan for a wooden fleet and after three months resigned.

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  • It has railwaycarriage works, cotton mills, steam flour mills, tallow works and quarries of limestone, and carries on an active trade in the export of wooden wares and in the import of grain, salt and fish, brought from the Volga governments.

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  • The climate is much drier than that of Chiapas, and the structures are in a better state of preservation than those of Palenque, but the rank vegetation and the decay of the wooden lintels over the doorways have broken down many of the walls.

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  • He was also the first to discard the use of wooden bomb-shells, and substitute others cast in bronze.

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  • His power hit Darian at the same time he did, and the Grey God crumpled, pinned to the wooden deck.

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  • The rest of the walls were bare, the curtains drawn even during daylight, and the heavy wooden furniture solid and worn.

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  • Dean could picture a cluster of children, pinafored girls and overalled boys, playing by the now-leaning wooden fence, part of a family of too many children by today's standards, in a household existing more on unbridled hope and a large measure of love than material possessions.

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  • It led down another hallway lined with wooden doors, each marked with an Immortal symbol.

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  • The heavy wooden gates marking the entrance to the compound were closed.

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  • Fire licked across the wooden door.

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  • Then you should know the only way to destroy a vampire is with a wooden stake to the heart...unless of course, it is the full moon and you happen upon a werewolf.

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  • The wooden chair legs grated against the rough hardwood floor, echoing off the bare walls of her sparsely furnished living room.

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  • She turned the wooden latch and threw the door open, ducking as a chicken flew over her head.

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  • Every night, Tiyan warriors lit channels of fire around the field east of the walls using oil pans propped up by wooden stilts.

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  • Ribbons of Sami's blood soon slicked the wooden floor of the crude arena.

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  • Food is served in the Stove Restaurant where the wooden beams and red brick create an olde worlde atmosphere.

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  • Wooden beading should be glued and fixed with security screws.

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  • It was a detail that caused considerable consternation to the guy who was fitting the wooden framework for the ceiling.

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  • Childrens abacus £ 17.99 US$35.08 E27.88 Wooden abacus with colorful counting beads.

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  • Another wooden pier, five sided, acts as a respond against the eastern abutment.

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  • The bridge had a modern wooden decking linking the original stone abutments.

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  • From the cliches that the characters spout to the wooden acting (most of it intentional ), these play really well.

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  • This monolith was raised by the people of Dunvegan, using ropes and a wooden A-frame.

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  • Original features abound - a bread oven alcove, exposed A frames with pegs, wooden paneled stairwell and original floor tiles.

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  • The dominance of sodium formate suggests corrosion was influenced by organic acids and/or aldehydes emitted by the old wooden storage cases.

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  • The unattended pan contained a wooden spoon which caught alight causing smoke to activate the smoke alarm.

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  • Wooden mansions that seatbelt anchors and unwilling to confront.

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  • A modern wooden screen below a two-centred arch divides the chamber from the north aisle.

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  • A special feature are the high windows, boasting fine Malaysian wooden architecture.

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  • Includes a cross, ... £ 8.95 Qty Noah's ark A hand-crafted wooden ark will bring this popular biblical tale to life.

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  • The lower parts of their arms were constructed from the mud mix supported on wooden armatures.

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  • The large bar area features paneled walls, wooden tables and chairs and comfortable upholstered armchairs in front of an.. .

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  • Other discoveries include a wooden beaker, barbed arrowheads and armor.

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  • This was the temporary wooden building on stilts that stood beside the half-built lighthouse to house the artificers.

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  • On the bare wooden floor in the dusty attic, Leo taps.

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  • Netster.com makes it fast and easy to find automata wooden toys Huge Central Virginia Toy Store Harry Potter, too!

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  • Excavation revealed others, together with a number of wooden axletrees.

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  • Never use a wooden backboard as it is acidic, nor gray pulp board.

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  • The recorder is slid securely onto two bolts that extrude from the wooden backboard.

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  • Large wooden and leather backgammon board This is a beautiful mahogany backgammon set with a leather playing surface and resin pieces.

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  • It consisted of a massive gatehouse and a walled bailey, approached by a wooden drawbridge.

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  • Hopefully you will be able to breakfast on the wooden carved balcony in the morning sun.

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  • Beyond these doors you will find your own private, wooden decked balcony complete with its own furniture.

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  • A third method consists in placing the specimen within bibulous paper, and enclosing the whole between two plates of coarsely perforated zinc supported in a wooden frame.

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  • The cathedral occupies the site of the wooden church in which King Edwin was baptized by Paulinus on Easter Day 627.

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  • The wooden ploughstick, for instance - taking the country as a whole - has never been displaced.

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  • The imports consist principally of food stuffs, building materials, drinks, sugar, machinery, glass, fats, clothes, wooden and stone wares, and various manufactured goods.

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  • Sebastiani, commanding the advanced guard, overtook the Russians in the act of evacuating Moscow, and agreed with the latter to observe a seven hours' armistice to allow the Russians to clear the town, for experience had shown the French that street fighting in wooden Russian townships always meant fire and the consequent destruction of much-needed shelter and provisions.

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  • Perhaps no battle better exemplifies the inherent strength of the emperor's strategy, and in none was his grasp of the battlefield more brilliantly displayed, for, as he fully recognized, " These Prussians have at last learnt something - they are no longer the wooden toys of Frederick the Great," and, on the other hand, the relative inferiority of his own men as compared with his veterans of Austerlitz called for far more individual effort than on any previous day.

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  • Note the wooden castle on a mound, and the knight handing over the keys on his lance tip.

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  • Wooden coffins, with skeletons wrapped in coarse hairy cloth, and both pagan and Christian tombstones with runic inscriptions have been found.

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  • There are flour mills, breweries and saw-mills; and paper, chemicals, wooden shoes, wool and woollen goods are produced.

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  • Wooden and glass copings are also very useful in warding off frosts.

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  • It was in November 1890 that he made his abode at Vailima, where he took a small barrack of a wooden box 500 ft.

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  • The substantial features of the ancient Dionysiac rites, including a ritual play by "goat-men" carrying a wooden phallus, may still be seen at Bizye, the old residence of the Thracian kings.

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  • The upper reaches are nowhere fordable between Tadum and Lhasa, but there is a ferry at Likche (opposite Tadum on the southern bank), where wooden boats covered with hide effect the necessary connexion between the two banks and ensure the passage of the Nepal trade.

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  • The remains of a similar bridge exist at Janglache; but there are no wooden or twig suspension bridges over the Tsanpo.

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  • From the girdle hung the single-edged missile axe or francisca, the scramasax or short knife, a poniard and such articles of toilet as scissors, a comb (of wood or bone), &c. The Franks also used a weapon called the framea (an iron lance set firmly in a wooden shaft), and bows and arrows.

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  • They protected themselves in battle with a large wooden or wicker shield, the centre of which was ornamented with an iron boss (umbo).

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