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The wheezy, crazy mechanism of the car went to bits in unexpected places.
And all the while she fought him, she punctuated her blows with words, some abusing him, others in defense of her father.
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In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.
That, in the light of present conditions, is the most important thing for the necessary maintenance and defense of these islands.
Everything was placed in the best state of defense that time allowed, so that any attack of the enemy could be repulsed.
The attempt at social change threatens a social revolution in which the whole elaborate mechanism would burst into fragments.
I sent an order and what was necessary for the fortification at Oton, and had that port put in a state of defense.
Les rivieres de Seine & d'Aulbe rendent le lieu de cette Baronnie autant agreable, que fort & avantageux la defense.
The Seine and Aulbe rivers render the situation of this domain as beautiful as it is strong and eligible for defense.
The marvelous improvements in mechanism and tone production and control in 1886 to 1913 by Robt.

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