• The battle was ultimately decided when the rising tide lifted Rhett's sloops free while temporarily leaving the Royal James stranded.
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  • The Codex Amiatinus can be precisely located as leaving Wearmouth-Jarrow with a party led by Abbot Ceolfrith on 4 June 716, bound for Rome.
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  • The flooding damaged more than 10,000 houses, leaving around 84,000 homeless and forcing 500,000 to evacuate.
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  • The grit and sand from stone-ground flour abraded teeth, leaving them susceptible to abscesses (though caries were rare).
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  • The rescue party was dismayed to find that the first cache station had been broken into by animals, leaving them without food for four days.
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  • The stela, or stelae, once bore early Maya sculpture but this appears to have been deliberately destroyed, leaving only a few sculptured symbols.
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  • The two dukes quickly disobeyed this order and withdrew the bulk of the English army to Calais, leaving some 4,000 men to defend the captured city.
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  • The vote in 1950 was nine votes for Chandler and seven against, leaving him three votes short of the necessary three-fourths majority.
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  • The wild South Florida real estate boom had collapsed in mid 1926, and the Great Miami Hurricane struck on 18 September, killing more than 325 and leaving as many as 50,000 residents homeless, while causing some $100 million damage (just over $2 billion in 2005 dollars).
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  • The winds from Isabel downed hundreds of trees and power lines across New Jersey, leaving hundreds of thousands without power; a falling tree killed one person.
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  • This appointment meant John's transfer from Hexham, leaving Wilfrid free to perform episcopal functions at Hexham, which he did until his death.
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  • This meant moving back east and leaving Ruth Tolman, the wife of his friend Richard Tolman, with whom he had begun an affair after leaving Los Alamos.
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  • Violence erupted, leaving four people dead and injuring six, including a Ranger.
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  • Water systems were damaged in nine municipalities, leaving thousands temporarily without water.
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  • With the setting of the sun, TF 18's combat air patrol (CAP) from the two escort carriers returned to their ships for the night, leaving Giffen's ships without air cover.
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  • Władysław finally died in 1434, leaving Poland to his elder son, Władysław III, and Lithuania to his younger, Casimir, both still minors at the time.
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  • Yet other streams tried to keep up with the uplift by carving slot canyons only to later change course, leaving their canyons literally high and dry.
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