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The isolation of the Kaolians is rendered almost complete by the fact that no waterway connects their land with that of any other nation, nor have they any need of a waterway since the low, swampy land which comprises the entire area of their domain self-waters their abundant tropical crops.
The first was never to accept anything for true which I did not clearly know to be such; that is to say, carefully to avoid precipitancy and prejudice, and to comprise nothing more in my judgement than what was presented to my mind so clearly and distinctly as to exclude all ground of doubt.
It occurred to me that a work of this kind might comprise a variety of those curious details, so interesting to me, illustrative of the fur trade; of its remote and adventurous enterprises, and of the various people, and tribes, and castes, and characters, civilized and savage, affected by its operations.
I have in this edition largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
My reader then is not to be surprized, if, in the course of this work, he shall find some chapters very short, and others altogether as long; some that contain only the time of a single day, and others that comprise years; in a word, if my history sometimes seems to stand still, and sometimes to fly.
Composition A comprises one or more hair dyes and a second composition B comprises at least one oxidizing agent.
The tread provides a tread running surface and comprises a first, radially outer tread layer comprising a first rubber compound and a second, radially inner tread layer comprising a second rubber compound, wherein the second tread layer is located radially adjacent to the first tread layer, and wherein the first rubber compound is different from the second rubber compound.
Average salary in Kyrgyzstan comprises 10,891 soms ($229).
University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) has patented pharmaceutical compositions that comprise a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and either a therapeutically effective amount of an ECM-binding fragment of Ang-1 protein that comprises specified sequences or a homologous peptide thereof and pharmaceutical compositions that comprise a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and a vector comprising a nucleic acid molecule that comprises the nucleotide sequence that encodes an ECM-binding fragment of Ang-1 protein that comprises specified sequences or a homologous peptide thereof are disclosed.
The whole comprises the parts; I've known that since high school--and also that it should not be used in the passive voice, as in The United States is comprised of 50 states.
If the service segment comprises a separate and distinct business (evidenced by a complete and separable set of books and records), it can use the cash method (assuming it otherwise qualifies under the $10 million threshold).
In Westchester, The Travelers' Mount Kisco Corporate Park comprises 210,000 square feet of first class office space in three buildings.
Fortunately, franchise industry leaders have recognized that the industry cannot sustain the rapid expansion of the past decade without taking steps to tap everyone, including African-Americans, who comprises the pool of potential franchise owners.
For the purpose of this report, Europe comprises Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Former Yugoslavia, France, Germany, Gibralter, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzsta, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
8,535,697 B2; Kao has patented a process for preparing a cosmetic composition that comprises an 01/W/02 emulsion composition, which comprises, in oil phases 01 and 02, fine metal oxide particles having ultraviolet screening ability.