Clackmannan

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Clackmannan:

see ClackmannanshireClackmannanshire
, council area (1993 est. pop. 48,660), 60 sq mi (157 sq km), and former county, central Scotland. Under the Local Government Act of 1973, the county of Clackmannanshire (or Clackmannan) became (1975) part of the Central region.
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One thing is certain,--that there is a mustering among the masses, the world over; and there is a dies irae coming on, sooner or later.
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Finding what was coming, I nerved myself up, feeling it would never do to stop work.
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He was coming down his pasture in the forest to drink of the river, for the heat of the sun drove him, and as he passed I struck him in the middle of the back; the bronze point of the spear went clean through him, and he lay groaning in the dust until the life went out of him.
The housekeeper at Netherfield had received orders to prepare for the arrival of her master, who was coming down in a day or two, to shoot there for several weeks.
I remember how, on coming up the river for the first time, I was surprised at the smallness of that vivid object - a tiny warm speck of crimson lost in an immensity of gray tones.