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  • After this, in 551, 400 Gepids were sent to fight in Narses' army, which was sent to Italy—a modest army compared to the 5,500 Lombards sent by Audoin and the thousands of Heruli.
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  • Along with the renewal of the civil war in 1352, these factors, with the plague foremost, destroyed any chance of even a modest recovery similar to that experienced under Andronikos III.
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  • Although Arafat lived a modest lifestyle, Dennis Ross, former Middle East negotiator for Presidents George H.W.
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  • Although still respected for his earlier achievements, he had a modest record in Test and first-class cricket.
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  • Although Wheatley's 2003 performance had been modest compared with the other seasons that he led the Raiders in rushing (1999, 2000), it was sufficient to convince the Raiders that they did not need to re-sign the pass catching running back Charlie Garner for the 2004 season with the new coach Norv Turner.
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  • Among the foibles that he notes were the off-putting industrial aesthetics, mundane concrete-framing, under-refined modest palette and blunt entrance.
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  • An operator can become reasonably proficient with a modest amount of training and can achieve mastery with experience.
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  • At Hampi, though the Vitthala temple is the best example of their pillared Kalyanamantapa style, the Hazara Ramaswamy temple is a modest but perfectly finished example.
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  • Back home, after further surgery he recovered sufficiently to undertake a modest winter concerts season.
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  • Despite only modest military successes, Henry and his allies now controlled the south-west, the Midlands and much of the north of England.
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  • DeVere's lineage, while an ancient one, was relatively modest in the peerage of England.
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  • He implemented modest civil service reforms that laid the groundwork for further reform in the 1880s and 1890s.
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  • He was the fourth of ten children of a farming family of modest means.
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  • He was unable to maintain his form however, and did not pass 40 in the last three Tests, ending the series with 337 runs at a modest average of 33.70.
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  • His last couple of years were lonely and melancholic, as he lived in modest hotels without money and writing in his journal of dreams in which he was allowed to return to Brazil.
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  • Hold Your Fire represents both a modest extension of the guitar stylings found on Power Windows, and, according to Allmusic critic Eduardo Rivadavia, the culmination of this era of Rush.
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  • In 1826, Wilberforce moved from his large house in Kensington Gore to Highwood Hill, a more modest property in the countryside of Mill Hill, north of London, where he was soon joined by his son William and family.
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  • In 1950 John Tobin conducted a performance of Messiah in St Paul's Cathedral with the orchestral forces specified by the composer, a choir of 60, a counter-tenor alto soloist, and modest attempts at vocal elaboration of the printed notes, in the manner of Handel's day.
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  • In 28 BC, he melted down 80 silver statues erected in his likeness and in honor of him, an attempt of his to appear frugal and modest.
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  • In their modest way, the Bs were following suit.
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  • It began as a work on a modest scale; the BBC commissioned a piece for small chorus, orchestra of no more than fifteen players, and soloist.
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  • It was released on April 22, 2011, and received mixed critical reviews, but was a modest box office success.
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  • More modest memorials were raised in the parish churches at Hodnet and Malpas.
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  • Nevertheless, there is mounting evidence that the silky shark has in fact declined substantially worldwide, a consequence of its modest reproductive rate which is unable to sustain such high levels of exploitation.
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  • On average, half the gold-seekers made a modest profit, after all expenses were taken into account.
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