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  • In return the court paid his debts; but it ought never to be said that he was bribed, for the gold of the court never made him swerve from his political principles - never, for instance, made him a royalist.
  • This will increase the cost of boring and will render the holes more likely to swerve from the true direction.
  • Restoring v will make the path of the cylinder a trochoid; and so the swerve can be explained of the ball in tennis, cricket, baseball, or golf.
  • They are, as a rule, very easy to shoot on horseback, as, if one gallops a little in front of and on one side of them, they will hold their course, and come sailing past, offering a magnificent broadside shot, while under similar circumstances a prehensile-lipped rhinoceros will usually swerve away in such a manner as only to present his hind-quarters for a shot.
  • During the next four weeks no effort was spared to shake the determination of Huss; but he steadfastly refused to swerve from the path which conscience had once made clear.

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