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  • 1 Upon the Dull Earth — is a science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick. First published in November 1954 in Beyond Fantasy Fiction.PlotBy offering up the blood of a lamb, Silvia, the protagonist of Upon the Dull Earth , is able to summon creatures she identifies as… …

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  • 2 The Tale of the Body Thief — infobox Book | name = The Tale of the Body Thief title orig = translator = image caption = author = Anne Rice illustrator = cover artist = country = language = English series = The Vampire Chronicles genre = Horror fiction publisher = Knopf pub… …

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  • 3 The Body Farm (novel) — Infobox Book | name = The Body Farm title orig = translator = image caption = author = Patricia Cornwell illustrator = cover artist = country = United States of America language = English series = Kay Scarpetta genre = Crime fiction publisher =… …

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  • 4 Upon the strength of — Strength Strength, n. [OE. strengthe, AS. streng[eth]u, fr. strang strong. See {Strong}.] 1. The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force;… …

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  • 5 Upon the matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 6 Upon the whole matter — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 7 Upon the square — Square Square (skw[^a]r), n. [OF. esquarre, esquierre, F. [ e]querre a carpenter s square (cf. It. squadra), fr. (assumed) LL. exquadrare to make square; L. ex + quadrus a square, fr. quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. {Quadrant}, {Squad},… …

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  • 8 Upon the square with — Square Square (skw[^a]r), n. [OF. esquarre, esquierre, F. [ e]querre a carpenter s square (cf. It. squadra), fr. (assumed) LL. exquadrare to make square; L. ex + quadrus a square, fr. quattuor four. See {Four}, and cf. {Quadrant}, {Squad},… …

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  • 9 Upon the spot — Spot Spot (sp[o^]t), n. [Cf. Scot. & D. spat, Dan. spette, Sw. spott spittle, slaver; from the root of E. spit. See {Spit} to eject from the mouth, and cf. {Spatter}.] 1. A mark on a substance or body made by foreign matter; a blot; a place… …

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  • 10 The Girl, the Body, and the Pill — Infobox Film name = The Girl, The Body and The Pill caption = director = Herschell Gordon Lewis writer = Allison Louise Downe starring = Pamela Rhae Bill Rogers Valedia Hill Nancy Lee Noble Roy Collodi producer = Herschell Gordon Lewis Sidney J.… …

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  • 11 Heirs of the body — is the term for the English legal principle that certain types of property pass to a descendant of the grantee according to a fixed order of kinship. Upon the death of the grantee, a designated inheritance such as a parcel of land, a peerage, or… …

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  • 12 Catholic theology of the body — is a review of historical positions and views on the role of the human body. Catholic Theology of the Body is based on the premise that the human body has its origin in God. It will be, like the body of Jesus, resurrected, transformed and taken… …

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  • 13 Theology of the Body — is the topic of a series of 129 lectures given by Pope John Paul II during his Wednesday audiences in the Pope Paul VI Hall between September 1979 and November 1984. It was the first major teaching of his pontificate. The complete addresses were… …

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  • 14 Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus — Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus, in the Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence The marble sculpture usually given the rather arbitrary title Menelaus supporting the body of Patroclus (also known as Pasquino Group) due to its apparent representation …

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  • 15 Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film) — Infobox Film name = Invasion of the Body Snatchers caption = Promotional poster writer = Novel: Jack Finney Screenplay: W. D. Richter starring = Donald Sutherland Brooke Adams Jeff Goldblum Veronica Cartwright Leonard Nimoy Art Hindle director =… …

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  • 16 A Fire Upon the Deep — Infobox Book | name = A Fire Upon the Deep title orig = translator = image caption = author = Vernor Vinge illustrator = cover artist = Boris Vallejo country = United States language = English series = Zones of Thought series subject = genre =… …

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  • 17 To put one's self upon the country — Country Coun try (k?n tr?), n.; pl. {Countries} ( tr?z). [F. contr[ e]e, LL. contrata, fr. L. contra over against, on the opposite side. Cf. {Counter}, adv., {Contra}.] 1. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as… …

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  • 18 To throw one's self upon the country — Country Coun try (k?n tr?), n.; pl. {Countries} ( tr?z). [F. contr[ e]e, LL. contrata, fr. L. contra over against, on the opposite side. Cf. {Counter}, adv., {Contra}.] 1. A tract of land; a region; the territory of an independent nation; (as… …

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  • 19 To be upon the bones of — Bone Bone (b[=o]n; 110), n. [OE. bon, ban, AS. b[=a]n; akin to Icel. bein, Sw. ben, Dan. & D. been, G. bein bone, leg; cf. Icel. beinn straight.] 1. (Anat.) The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of vertebrate animals, consisting very largely …

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  • 20 The Law of Conservation of Energy —     The Law of Conservation of Energy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of Conservation of Energy     Amongst the gravest objections raised by the progress of modern science against Theism, the possibility of Miracles, free will, the… …

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