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In the 12th century the same gospels were again copied by pious hands into the Kentish dialect of the period.

Even the religion of this modern century bears the deep impress of the trade-mark, which calendars its financial value.

My Wife and IHarriet Beecher Stowe

The church of Notre-Dame, partly modern, preserves a Gothic portal of the 16th century and a graceful tower of the same period.

But the Dafydd of Scotland came more than a century earlier, being born at the end of the twelfth century.

Herrera did not publish his results, which are slavishly chronological in their method, till half a century later (1601-15).

Ducking-stools were used in England as late as the beginning of the 19th century.

It was plundered in 730 by the Saracens, but in the 10th century became the capital of the kingdom of Arles (see below).

A century's silently and gently borne wrongs smoulder now and then in the deep eyes of some beautiful, dark-skinned girl.

AlaskaElla Higginson

If we lived a century we should not forget the way that girl looked up at him.

The American EgyptChanning Arnold

It is interesting as affording a picture of the condition of the States and the farming there a century ago.

Cornish CharactersS. Baring-Gould

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