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Encyclopedia

  • The Widened Lines (also known as the City Widened Lines) is the name of a group of The Widened Lines were built as a means of allowing through trains between the Great. — “Widened Lines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Widened mediastinum is a mediastinum with a measured width greater than 8 cm on PA chest X-ray. A widened mediastinum was found in 7 of the first 10 victims infected by anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) in 2001.[5]. — “Widened mediastinum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The Rajinder Sachar Committee, appointed by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India It prepared a 403-page report that was tabled in Parliament on 30 November 2006 – 20. — “Sachar Committee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Suddenly he rallied, made a violent effort to restrain himself, and then a smile gradually widened the features of his disturbed countenance. — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • He observed too that it opened and widened out into another spacious cavity; seeing which he made his way back to where the ass was, and with a stone began to pick away the clay from the hole until in a short time he had made room for the beast to pass easily, and this accomplished, taking him by the halter, he proceeded to traverse the cavern to see if there was any outlet at the other end. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • All the more did the affairs of the great world interest her, when communicated in the letters of high-born relations: the way in which fascinating younger sons had gone to the dogs by marrying their mistresses; the fine old-blooded idiocy of young Lord Tapir, and the furious gouty humors of old Lord Megatherium; the exact crossing of genealogies which had brought a coronet into a new branch and widened the relations of scandal,–these were topics of which she retained details with the utmost accuracy, and reproduced them in an excellent pickle of epigrams, which she herself enjoyed the more because she believed as unquestionably in birth and no-birth as she did in game and vermin. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • The street having been widened about forty years ago, the front gable was now precisely on a line with it. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • But the circle of which he was the centre gradually widened round him, and the aureole that he bore, fading from his form, broadened out beyond, lighting up her other dreams. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • Gould turned her face full towards him with the silent inquiry of slightly widened eyes and the merest ghost of a smile, an habitual movement with her, which was very fascinating to men by something subtly devoted, finely self-forgetful in its lively readiness of attention. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad

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