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  • I was not, however, to be fooled out of more money at this time, and went to bed in haste, full of vanous cogitations.


  • Lancaster, by which, after vanous reverses, he had obtained undisputed possession of the throne, to re-assert his claims to those provinces of

    Anne of Geierstein

  • When Prince Orlov reminded his sovereign that the questions in dispute were difficultand complex, Alexander replied, “I am more than ever convinced how difficult and complex this question is, but all the same I desire and demand that your committee produce a general conclusion as to how it is to be undertaken, instead of burying it in the files under vanous pretexts.”

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • Nor does he appear to advantage in the vanous legends that tell of his love affairs, among which is the well-known German legend of his attachment to a dead woman due to the magic power of a jewel hidden in her mouth.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • Few substances are more important in civilized life than the ilifTerent forais of carbon; in their vanous uses they are essential to* 'the comforts and well being of society, and are necessary in almost all the useful arts and manufactures.

    Elements of Chemical Philosophy: Part 1, Vol.1

  • * Iun« the vanous motives by which derstood you to say, further, that they are urged to/ireaph Jcaut you considered his conversion a»

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