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It can do so because ASKAP can survey large swathes of the sky very quickly, probing to a depth previously only reached in tiny areas of sky, and being especially sensitive to faint, diffuse objects like these.
It’s not hard to come up with a coherent alternative to existing doctrine, but the main candidates have the feature, attractive only to libertarians but not to other conservatives, of threatening enormous swathes of the modern state.
The policy fits a broader pattern of Beijing’s quest to assert greater ideological control across all swathes of society, and increasingly oppressive policies against minorities.
Here and there a swathe of mist lay on the plains below; but up on the hills all was comparatively clear.
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As the distension of the belly had been very great, a swathe was applied, and drawn gradually tighter as the water was evacuated.
Like Tristan, they hate the day as the destroyer of poetry, and swathe themselves in the trembling chiaroscuro of twilight.
MILE VERHAERENSTEFAN ZWEIG
"He said it made the swathe better there than any where else," they reply.
Sometimes his wives caress his body, ply him with delicacies or swathe him in perfumed garments.
Bathilde knew what that meant, and would hasten to swathe her lovely face anew.
With the compressed lips of self-approbation she deftly assisted her mistress to swathe her head in the mantilla-like veil.
RED MASQUERADELOUIS JOSEPH VANCE

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