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  • Her mind went to the quadruple locks on the front door and bars on the window.
  • The Quadruple Alliance was formed, and the new king of Sicily was punished for his supposed adherence to Philip V.
  • The United States of America, with a capital of £3,059,800,000 invested in its railways on the 30th of June 1906, was easily ahead of every other country, and in 1908 the figure was increased to £ 3,443, 02 7, 68 5, of which £2,636,569,089 was in the hands of the public. On a route-mileage basis, however, the capital cost of the British railway system is far greater than that of any other country in the world, partly because a vast proportion of the lines are double, treble or even quadruple, partly because the safety requirements of the Board of Trade and the high standards of the original builders made actual construction very costly.
  • The quantity imported in 1899 was double that in 1890, and quadruple that in 1885.
  • Quaternions afford an example of a quadruple algebra of this kind; ordinary algebra is a special case of a duplex linear algebra.

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