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  • If we now imagine the point 0 to recede to infinity, the forces P, Q and the resultant R are parallel, and we have R=P+Q, P.AC=Q.CB.
  • The first two predominate earlier, and gradually recede before the last-named.
  • The time must eventually arrive when the Boers will be in a small minority, as the country is very sparsely peopled; and would it not therefore be a very near-sighted policy to recede now from the position we have taken up here, simply because for some years to come the retention of 2000 or 3000 troops may be necessary to reconsolidate our power.
  • Forced to recede from this position, Boniface canonized Louis IX.
  • Islands are frequent; the banks recede and become lower until, after 50 m., they stand almost level with the water.

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