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  • Interposed in this process used to be elected councillors, who sat on committees and made decisions as to whether there should be prosecutions.

    The only alternative is violence

  • Interposed between her and the fading light of day in the now quiet street, his shadow falls upon her, and he darkens all before her.

    Bleak House

  • Interposed between the chalk and the drift is a comparatively insignificant layer, containing vegetable matter.

    Autobiography and Selected Essays

  • Interposed would be two or three questions that were too much to the point.

    The Tower of Fear

  • With a shriek of hatred, the man darted and Interposed himself between the retreating undead and the recess toward which they were heading.

    Night Arrant

  • Just then there was a banging of halberds outside the door, and after a single knock the strutting Lord Preppyn entered and unknowingly Interposed himself between Boffly and Phompton and the object of their revenge.

    Night Arrant

  • Interposed in fine patronising manner; made acknowledgment of DORCHESTER's good intention; but, suggesting an absolutely imaginary case, took exception to the presentation of the Volunteers in the light of asking for a day's pay.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, July 18, 1891

  • Interposed sectors: in Odonata; the shorter longitudinal veins occurring in the wings of some species between the chief veins; = supplementary sectors.

    Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology

  • Interposed between it and the Brachialis are the radial nerve and the anastomosis between the anterior branch of the profunda artery and the radial recurrent.

    IV. Myology. 7e. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Forearm

  • Interposed between the French and the Dutch (and afterwards the English), and brought from time to time into their quarrels for supremacy, the Indians kept the land between the Great Lakes, the Hudson, and the St. Lawrence truly "a dark and bloody ground" until the end of the eighteenth century, when, as part of the military operations of the Revolution, the expedition of the

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

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