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  • Used to indicate that a preceding event or statement by another is an unsurprising accompaniment of known facts and circumstances.

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Examples

  • When Phrygia was divided into two parts, Laodicea became the metropolis of Phrygia Pacatiana: it figures under this title in all the "Notitiae episcopatuum".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The beard which it left behind it figures to this day on the Alpine hat of King Albert, who is probably the only man living who can boast of wearing the beard of a chamois that may still be roaming over the Styrian Alps. Emperor William's favorite form of sport is wild-boar hunting.

    The Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

  • The idiotic and disgusting myth of the monstrous accouchements of the two Antinomian women seems to have found great favour with the orthodox: and it figures in many pious books of the time and afterwards.

    The Life of John Milton

  • Since Blacs and the Victoria're the top bananas it figures they'd be the ones to do a bail-out. "

    Noble House

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