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processing a photosensitive material in order to make an image visible

relating to societies in which capital needed to industrialize is in short supply

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Ernest and I well understood, before we left the refuge, how the strength of the Iron Heel was developing.
Having gone for a time to reside in a rabbit country Porthos was elated to discover at last something small that ran from him, and developing at once into an ecstatic sportsman he did pound hotly in pursuit, though always over-shooting the mark by a hundred yards or so and wondering very much what had become of the rabbit.
Not only had it always been accessible, but every interest of my developing life had drawn me to it.
Political economy told him that the laws by which the wealth of Europe had been developed, and was developing, were universal and unvarying.
Miles and miles and days and days they climbed, with Shasta ever developing new forms and phases in her summer snows.
I was simply developing her, entirely disinterestedly, trying to rouse her to protest.
For his form he perfected Marlowe's blank verse, developing it to the farthest possible limits of fluency, variety, and melody; though he retained the riming couplet for occasional use (partly for the sake of variety) and frequently made use also of prose, both for the same reason and in realistic or commonplace scenes.
If you have ever observed how courteous and gracious and mannerly you feel when you don a beautiful new frock; if you have ever noticed the feeling of reverence stealing over you when you close your eyes, clasp your hands, and bow your head; if you have ever watched your sense of repulsion toward a fellow creature melt a little under the exercise of daily politeness, you may understand how the adoption of the outward and visible sign has some strange influence in developing the inward and spiritual state of which it is the expression.
Herbert said he thought it would be kind to do so; therefore I invited him, and he went to Barnard's with us, wrapped up to the eyes, and we did our best for him, and he sat until two o'clock in the morning, reviewing his success and developing his plans.
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