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The theory that has been most generally received is, that atolls are based on submarine craters; but when we consider the form and size of some, the number, proximity, and relative positions of others, this idea loses its plausible character: thus Suadiva atoll is
The text is based on translations from the Grimms' Kinder und Hausmarchen by
This authoritative text is reprinted from the Library of America edition of Novels by Edith Wharton, and is based on the sixth impression of the first edition, which incorporates the last set of extensive revisions that are obviously authorial.
The theoretical conclusions of the Communists are in no way based on ideas or principles that have been invented, or discovered, by this or that would-be universal reformer.
But modern bourgeois private property is the final and most complete expression of the system of producing and appropriating products, that is based on class antagonisms, on the exploitation of the many by the few.
Property, in its present form, is based on the antagonism of capital and wage-labour.
The whole plan of our order should be based on the idea of preparing men of firmness and virtue bound together by unity of conviction- aiming at the punishment of vice and folly, and patronizing talent and virtue: raising worthy men from the dust and attaching them to our Brotherhood.
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ON, exhibiting at booth #1138, will also be showcasing their modular white label payment gateway solutions, based on open payment technology.
Refundable deposits will be accepted, based on Sunday's game results.
She disputed watchdog Ofgem's recent claim the big six were making pounds 125 profit per customer, saying that was based on just one quarter's profits.
For my money, the Tokyo-set ``The Grudge,'' based on the ``Ju-on: The Grudge'' series of video and feature film ghost stories, is a lot scarier than the North America-set ``Ring'' knockoff of a few years ago.