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uf would bear them out with their master, who had commanded them to tend the dying man.
In a confined or isolated area, if not very large, the organic and inorganic conditions of life will generally be in a great degree uniform; so that natural selection will tend to modify all the individuals of a varying species throughout the area in the same manner in relation to the same conditions.
Consequently, each new variety or species, during the progress of its formation, will generally press hardest on its nearest kindred, and tend to exterminate them.
Also, the sales comparison approach is most applicable in understanding the fee simple interest of owner-occupied properties whereas, for leased buildings, it tends to be considered a secondary methodology for estimating market value.
This technique scrutinizes a specific segment of the microbes' genomes, called 16S ribosomal DNA, that tends to vary from species to species but is similar in closely related species.
Third, remind your staff that regardless of the camper's diagnosis, camp tends to be a unique environment.
Still, Santa Monica College spokesman Bruce Smith said that while the campus' size, proximity and long relationship with UCLA are among the reasons for its success, it simply tends to attract more students who want to transfer to the four-year school.
Military and government service, particularly in the weapons systems acquisition communities, tends to appeal to a certain type of person.
Smaller ACLs: Because a woman's ACL is smaller, and she tends to have less overall muscular strength to support the knee than male athletes do, a woman's ACL is at a greater risk of tearing because of the load placed on it during sport.
In common practice, the problem is addressed by screw cooling, which tends to stabilize the solid plug and prevent premature breakup, and by the use of mixing devices, which add energy to help complete melting and thermally homogenize the melt prior to discharge.
The cost of Staging solutions tends to be much higher than traditional tape; however, this is a secondary concern to speeding backups.
Nonetheless, his work still tends toward more intimate concerns that often deal with the relation (or lack thereof) between artist and social context.