1 The reason of her sudden displacement now appeared.
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2 As long as the criminal remains upon two legs so long must there be some indentation, some abrasion, some trifling displacement which can be detected by the scientific searcher.
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3 This displacement, which places the "elegant" name on the plebeian and the rustic name on the aristocrat, is nothing else than an eddy of equality.
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4 Every time that Marius entered and left, he carefully adjusted the bar of the gate in such a manner that no displacement was visible.
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5 Various groups of people formed and dissolved, the coming formation and dissolution of kingdoms and displacement of peoples was in course of preparation.
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6 Javert up to that moment had remained erect, motionless, with his eyes fixed on the ground, cast athwart this scene like some displaced statue, which is waiting to be put away somewhere.
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7 When I come to think it over, the earth instead of the corpse will not seem like the real thing, it won't do, it will get displaced, it will move about.
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8 The angle at which he saw everything began to be displaced anew.
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9 Marius displaced the bar, and rushed headlong into the garden.
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10 The truth seems to be that a long line of disillusive centuries has permanently displaced the Hellenic idea of life, or whatever it may be called.
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11 He had spent the time in working about the premises, sweeping leaves from the garden paths, cutting dead stalks from the flower beds, and nailing up creepers which had been displaced by the autumn winds.
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12 Some of this opposition is, of course, mere envy; the disappointment of displaced demagogues and the spite of narrow minds.
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13 Words and music have lost each other and new and cant phrases of a dimly understood theology have displaced the older sentiment.
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14 Presumably sausages were once chopped and stuffed by hand, and if so it would be interesting to know how many workers had been displaced by these inventions.
15 He began by moving his bed, and looked around for anything with which he could pierce the wall, penetrate the moist cement, and displace a stone.
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